Inter-House Sports Meet 2019

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Jennings International College held its 20th Inter-House Sports Meet on  7th & 8th February 2019 at  Sir Albert F Peiris Stadium, Wennappuwa.

The opening ceremony was held on 7th February 2019 with Directress,  Mrs Sriyanga Samaranayake, participating as the  Guest of Honour. The national flag, College flag, Sports flag and the flags representing the three Houses were hoisted by Mrs Sriyanga Samaranayake, the Principal,  Mr Wijesiri Hettiarachchi, Athletic Coach, Mr Emmanuel Fernando, House Masters, Mr K D D A Chandralal,  Mr S A Rajiv and  Mr N Niranjan respectively.

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After taking the Athletic Oath, Sports Captains,  Ms Dhanani Kodithuwakku and  Master Shemal Fernando carried the Olympic Torch to light the Olympic Lamp together with House Captains of the three houses.

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On  8th February 2019,  the Chief Guest,  Group Captain  M J R Perera, USP. BSc.,  Sri Lanka Air Force, was welcomed by the Directress,  Mrs Sriyanga Samaranayake,  Director  Mr Michael Gunaratne, along with Principal and the staff at the main entrance of the stadium.

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The welcome ceremony included  Prefects, Scouts, Cub-scouts and the College Band.

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After the welcome address made by the Principal, the Chief Guest – Group Captain M.J.R.Perera responded with a brief statement emphasizing the importance of sports. He further appreciated the professional manner in which the sports meet was conducted by the teachers and the students.

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Parents, distinguished invitees, past pupils and friends and well-wishers commented very positively of the arrangements that have been made to conduct the sports meet successfully.

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This year,  Yellow House who was the underdog for the last 11 years raised the Championship Cup beating Blue House & Maroon House, who became first runner-up and second runner-up respectively.

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