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Career Guidance Seminar and the Batch Fellowship 2009 PDF Print

“Career Guidance Seminar and the Batch Fellowship 2009”, the second major event of the Thurstan College Junior Old Boys Union 2009/10 Committee was successfully concluded on Saturday September 19th with a large number of 2009 A/L Students in attendance. The function commenced by lighting the traditional oil lamp by the  Chief Guest Mr C.C. Hidella Arachchi Managing Consultant Mahaweli Authority, the Guest of Honor our distinguished old boy Mr Chandika Vitharana Senior General Manager Mobitel Ltd, Mr Lal Nanayakkara Senior Lecturer APIIT Sri Lanka and other invitees.

The Main Sponsor of this event was the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) for the 3rd consecutive year, was introduced by our committee member Dileepa Paranavitane, and sponsor Tektron Cooperation Pvt. Ltd. for DJ Music, Sounds, and Multimedia Equipments. the Good Heart Bakers joined hands with the Junior OBU in supplying food for a reasonable price.

“The Path to Your Future” was the main theme of this event, which directs and guides the “School Leavers” to select the proper path of their future and encouraged them to continuously involve with school activities by joining hands with the Junior Old Boys Union for mutual benefit as this leads to the path getting to know large number of Thurstanites who are in emminent positions in society.

The Thurstan College Junior OBU is highly appreciated our  honorable Chief Guest Mr. C.C. Hidella Arachchi and APIIT representative Mr. Lal Nanayakkara for their speeches conducted covering the Higher Educational Options and World  Behavior and the Guest of Honor Mr. Chandika Vitharana for sharing his experiences by delivering the timely lecture which helps School Leavers to achieve their goals by self motivation.

The Committee of the Junior OBU pays their gratitude to:


ü  The Principal Thurstan College for the given support and guidance.

ü  APIIT CEO Honored Thurstanite Dr. Athula Pitigala Arachchi and his Staff for offering this Main Sponsorship and the co-operation given towards the Junior OBU.

ü  Honorable Chief Guest Mr C.C. Hidella Arachchi, the Guest of Honor proud Thurstanite Mr Chandika Vitharana and APIIT representative Mr Lal Nanayakkara for their valuable advice.

ü  Junior OBU Advisory Committee Members Suranjith Swaris, Suranga Kulawickrama and Prasanna Wanigasooriya for their co-operation and advisory commitment.

ü  The Tekron Cooperation Pvt. Ltd for the Sponsorship and  Good Heart Bakers for their co-operation.

ü  Junior OBU Vice President Academic Buddhika Gunarathne for coordinating this event as the Chief Coordinator.

ü  Junior OBU Committee Member Dileepa Paranavitane for introducing and coordinating APIIT with as the Main Sponsor.

ü  Junior OBU Senior Vice President and the Committee for the encouragement given.

ü  The compeer Prakash Hewamadduma .

ü  Thurstan College Staff, Non Tutorial Staff and all other well wishers for the given support.