MR B A ABEYRATHNE – THE NEW PRINCIPAL FOR THURSTAN COLLEGE
Mr B A Abeyrathne assumed duties as the Principal of Thurstan College on Thursday December 10th, 2015
Mr Abeyrathne is a very experienced Principal having served as the Principal of Ananda, Bandaranayake Vidyalaya Gampaha, Kingswood, Nugawala Central for a period in excess of 25 years. Prior to his appointment he served as the Director, Physical Education and Sports at the Ministry of Education.
He is an Honours graduate in Political science at the University of Peradeniya and for short time was attach to the Sri Lanka Police before he joined the Sri Lanka Education Administrative service and had his first appointment as the Principal of Nugawela Central in 1988
As the school was on Vacation, he was welcomed at a simple ceremony attended by the current school administration, officials of the Old Boys? Union, Junior Old Boys? Union and School Development Society.
His appointment was sanctioned by the Minister of Education Mr Akila Viraj Kariyawasam, on the recommendation made by the senior officials of the Education Ministry