|Saturday, 13 April 2002|
The Principal of the oldest College in the east Methodist Central College, Batticaloa founded 188 years ago in 1814, K. G. Arulanandam has been selected by the England international Biographical Centre, Cambridge for the 21st Century Award for Achievement.He is the proud recipient of Silver Medal and an illuminated Diploma of Honour.
A member of the Sri Lanka Principals' Service and a graduate who obtained the Diploma in Education and Diploma in School Management, and serves as Resource personnel in the batticaloa District is an old boy of the college he heads. In the very year (2002) where he notches 25 years of continuous service in this very college, he is also a Justice of the Peace for the entire Island, serving as President of the Batticaloa Educational Zone Principals Association, a Board Director of the Batticaloa Y.M.C.A, a Member of the Mediation Board, and a full time local preacher of the Methodist Church Sri Lanka. He hails from Periya Kallar from a family of Educationists, where his father too gave service as a Principal of a School.
This 21st Century Award is an Award for Achievement. The Award states that the I.B.C. Editorial Board has approved the grant of this award and states - "In recognition of your outstanding contribution. Congratulations, you are one of the first to be so honoured", states Jon Gifford, Editor in Chief.
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