A winner of the Mind Star competition has made a vital contribution for the development of a school.
Attention was drawn to Damith Ranasinghe of Akuressa who joined in the Mind Star competition telecast during weekends on ITN. He won 512 thousand rupees due to his talents and skills. He has drawn his attention to handing over the prize money for the development of the Ellewala Junior School Damith Ranasighe is a Third Year student of the Management Study and Commerce Faculty of the Sri Jayawardenepura University. He is a past student of Richmond College Galle. He also recently vested in the students of the school a drinking water supply project. The foundation stone for a new classroom of the school was laid with the support of a group of students of the University. The Ven. Diddenipotha Chandraratana thera who joined on this occasion said that such children were a wealth to the country at a time when various allegations are being leveled with regard to University students.