Dineth De Zoysa of Lyceum International School, Nugegoda was able to thrive at the 2017 World Taekwondo Championship by winning a bronze medal on the 6th December 2017. The competition was hosted in Seoul, South Korea at the Taekwondo Head Quarters. 25 countries with 55 competitors participated for the event where Dineth represented Sri Lanka in the under 15 individual male’s category. He was chosen to patriciate the championship by the technical committee of the event through the Ambassadors who reviewed the performance of the athletes at a pre-event selection out of 95 countries. Competing against 05 players from Algeria, Brazil, Peru, Papua New Guinea, and Romania, Dineth had to perform two poomsae at the same time in his category for his accomplishment.
05 athletes from Lyceum Nugegoda obtained western province colours awarded by Department of Education, Western Province on the 06th December 2017 held at the Royal College Auditorium. Swimmers Oneli Yahampath, Chris Pavithra and Shanali Perera, Athlete Romeshi Athidiya, and Gymnast Natashi Wijesuriya represented Lyceum Nugegoda at the event.
All the athletes participated at National Level and were placed high ranks in all island tournaments.
The international dance competition “Christmas Stars”, was held on the 7th of January 2018 in Moscow Russia. 19 students from Lyceum International School- Nugegoda also participated while 250 dance teams of 30 Western countries were brought forward. A total of 2500 students participated in the event.
Representing Sri Lanka , Lyceum Nugegoda presented ‘Sword Dance’ and ‘Lee Keli’ at the competition which belonged to the Sri Lankan traditional folk dance category, where they managed to bag the 1st place in both categories.
Also the ‘Sword Dance’ item won the highest award titled “Best of Best Dance” at this competition.
The students of the Learning Support Unit attached to Lyceum Nugegoda created an intriguing array of paintings depicting landscapes, seasons and nature at their scenic best and displayed them all at the Bellerophon Hall on the 17th of January 2018. The students also presented beautiful abstract paintings, Tie & Dye, Glass Paintings, Bottle Art, Photography images, Sculptures as well as a range of different items which can be reused were displayed under the theme of ‘Reduce Recycle and Reuse’ .
The exhibition touched upon art in its contemporary and traditional forms. This was the guiding principle to allow each student to achieve the freedom of creating an artistic voice of their own. We hope they sustain creativity as they grow.
All the items were priced at a reasonable price for sale and the proceeds from the entire collection will be donated to the Guest Artists who were invited and who contributed their own sketches at the exhibition. These three talented artists are brothers who come from an under privileged/ less fortunate background and who have been affected by a rare condition which has severely affected their mobility. It was an hono
Akithmi Wasalathanthri of Lyceum Wattala participated in the above Championship held from 9th to 10th December 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. This event was organized by Chulabhorn Aquatic Club, Kasetsart University Bangkok, Thailand.
She won the 3rd place in 4x50m free style.