Bharatha Madusanka Rankothege won the award this year 2015 - Siriwardane Gold Medal for the Best Alround student at the College Prize Giving.
His long series of alround achievement in his student careeer conlcudes as follows:
" Was selected to study Mathematics at the Oxford University, UK.
Gained admission and was awarded full scholarship from University of Pennsylvania, US.
Only Sri Lankan to be given admission to Columbia University, New York City which is the third in line among the Ivy League Universities of the US, 2015. Was elected as a 'John Jay Scholar" by this university awarding full scholarship.
Will be attending Colombia University in September 2015 to pursue studies in Mathemetics and creative writing."