- On September 18, 2018
The Annual Sports Fiesta of the Aquinas College of Higher Studies was held on 10th & 11th of August 2018 at Shalika Grounds, Narahenpita with the Enthusiastic participation of both Students and Staff members.
Rev.Dr.Fr Susith Mark Silva The Rector of Aquinas College of Higher Studies addressed the gathering with the following
“ This day is so important to us. It is great to see our students and Staff together playing with one sprit. Sports immensely contribute to the growth of one’s personality.”
The chief guest of the day was Rev.Dr.J.D.Anthony Jayakodi, a Sportsman himself who still holds the record for long jump at the National Seminary. Said the following
“Sports not only builds up our lives, but contribute for the well being of our lives. I personally believe that for the be ferment of one’s life Sport are equally important an education and discipline. I therefore urge you to give equal importance to this aspect of life as well as it contributes immense for your personality growth.”
The event was very well arranged, and the commitment shown by everyone was in highly commendable. The participation of the affiliated institution, namely JVI – Kurunegala, Jesuit Academy – Galle,Gnanodayam Institute Mannar, and the branch school, namely Waga regional institute and Wadduwa regional institute added much colour to the day’s programme.