Jerad Who Showed Colours at Scholarship Exam Awarded
:: 2011-04-12 18:35:10
A grade 5 student who brought honour to his school scoring higher
marks at the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination2010, was awarded by
the 512 Brigade of Ariyalai at a ceremony organized at his school
on Thursday (07).
Jerad Nilakshan of St. Rod School, Gurunagar, who lost the affection
of his farther sometimes back, got 164 marks at the Grade 5 Scholarship
Examination held in August 2010. Although he has high hopes in continuing
education, Jeradís widow mother finds it difficult to bear expenses
on her sonís education.
At the hour of need, Army troops serving in the area came forward
to assist this studious boy arranging a scholarship with a monthly
allowance of Rs. 1000/= with sponsorship of Mr. Jeganeshan, a kind
businessman in Jaffna. Jerad will be receiving this financial assistance
until he completes G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination.
In addition, Mr. Jeganeshan agreed to colour wash the classroom
where Jerad learns. The donor further promised to provide financial
support to repair furniture, teaching and learning aid in the classroom
The function was attended by General Officer Commanding 51 Division
Major General Janaka Walgama, Commander 512 Brigade Colonel Ajith
Pallawala, Army personnel, teachers, students and parents.