On the 6th of February 2017 starting off before period time in the morning just as a common assembly at the main hall , the Independence Day Celebrations begun with a moment of prayer tailed by the Hymn to St.Anthony and College Anthem.
First of all Mrs. Rohini gave out her speech on “How we got Independence Day “, next up was Mrs. Rajaram Wijeyakumari with a speech read out in Tamil. Afterwards Master Zaid Hussain showed the audience public speaking excellence through a motivational speech along with an inspiring song to add up more flow into the ears of those who listened.
Master Simas, Master Usama and Master Umeyanga gave out their speeches about how National Unity is essential among different casts, creeds, types and religions.
To continue the assembly the podium was offered to Rev.Fr.Henry Bernard Wijeyaratne who was proud and touched to find such talents among the Antonians , that he requested another applause for all that gave it thier best to make the Independence Day Celebrations a success.
by Sahit Liyanage
Young Antonian Reporter