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Prefects of Pitipana MV ready for their duties

“Ordinary people can do some extra-ordinary things. Leaders have to understand what their capacity is”, said Mr. Suhash Fernando, an Executive of the Sunday Times newspaper and a former Deputy Head Prefect of St. Mary’s College, Negombo, delivering the key address of the Work Shop held recently for the newly appointed Senior Prefects of Pitipana Maha Vidyalaya. 40 prefects participated in it. Mr. Nileeshan Fernando, an undergraduate in Colombo University, explained how to be a successful prefect in and out of the school with his own experience as a former Head Prefect of St. Mary’s College.

The theme of the Work Shop was “Progress through Discipline”. These two gentlemen further explained the theme of the Work Shop with their personal experiences which were highly appreciated by the prefects as their ideas were practicable.

Mr. Hasitha Jayaruwan, a past student of Pitipana Maha Vidyalaya and Mr. Githendra, a scout of St. Mary’s College, handled the Game Session effectively. All the games had been designed to develop the Team Spirit of Prefects.

This highly successful Work Shop was organized by Mr. J. B. Prasanna Perera, the Teacher-in-Charge of Prefects of the school. The Work Shop has been able to change the attitudes of the Prefects positively.

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King Rwana

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