Stepping out of school into the wider world is a pivotal point in the lives of students. The class of 2020 of Gateway College Kandy bid farewell to their school life at the graduation ceremony held on the 27th of August, at the Ballroom of the Grand Kandyan Hotel. The affectionate regard the students have towards their school and teachers was clearly displayed at this grand event. The graduation, organised by the students and their teachers, was made memorable by the several entertainment items presented by the multitalented students. The ceremony which applauded the graduation of 46 students was attended by the school management, academic staff, graduates and family members amounting to over 220 guests in total.
The ceremony highlighted the many achievements of the Batch of 2020 which has been an outstanding one. Their Advanced Level results have now been released and several students have received exceptional results. Among them, 6 students have obtained 4 A Stars each while 5 have received 3 A Stars each. This year, students of Gateway received offers from prestigious universities such as the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, St. Andrew’s University Scotland, University College London, Loughborough University, University of Melbourne, New York University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Toronto, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Yale – NUS, Singapore. Despite the setbacks of 2020, students have performed well and can look forward to more success in the days ahead.