The annual prize giving of Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo was held on 2nd October 2017 at the Jeramias Dias Hall under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The Minister of Education, Hon. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam was the guest of honor and an eminent past Visakhian Prof. Anula Wijesundera was invited as a special guest to grace the occasion.
The Prime Minister emphasized that Visakha Vidyalaya has been ranked in first place as per the results of the 2016 GCE Ordinary Level Examination among 1,270 schools whichconducts classes from grade 1 to Advanced Level island wide.
Furthermore the Principal of Visakha Vidyalaya Mrs. Sandamali Aviruppola shared her thoughts on the great academic and non-academic achievements of many Visakhians in numerous fields, nationally and internationally.