Lyceum International School Wattala won the Lyceum Challenge Trophy as the overall champions at the Inter-International Schools’ Scrabble Championships, held recently. Lyceum International School Nugegoda emerged as the Runners-up. Lyceum International School Panadura, College of World Education and Leeds International School secured the 3rd, 4th and 5th positions, respectively.
This event was organized by Lyceum International School Wattala for the 9th consecutive year. Kandhan Mahendran, President of the Sri Lanka Scrabble League (SLSL) was the chief guest. Dr. Lalantha Amarasinghe was the Adjudicator. Twelve schools, Asian International School, Colombo International School, College of World Education, Gateway College, Rajagiriya & Kandy, Leeds International School, Leighton Park International School, Lyceum International School Panadura, Nugegoda and Wattala, Royal Institute and Stafford International School participated in this tournament. A total of 43 teams comprising of 5 players each participated in 3 age categories namely Junior, Intermediate and Senior.
Champions – Lyceum International School, Wattala “A’’ (Team members – Tiani Perera, Oneli Haloluwa, Shemeshi Robert, Thenumi Onara and Akithmi Wasalathanthri)
First Runners-up – Lyceum International School, Nugegoda ‘’A’’( Team members – Milni Wakista, Haseena Rumzy, Mihini Hewageegana, Dinuthri Senanayake and Rashad Riyadh)
Second Runners-up – Lyceum International School, Wattala ‘’B’’ (Team members – Adrina Michael, Akeel Mohamad, Hathfi Cassim, Deshabha Etampawala and Shyni Weerasinghe)
Champions – Lyceum International School, Nugegoda ‘’A’’ (Team members – Adhlan Marikar, Ramith Siriwardena, Hemaka Gunasekara, Vimuth Mendis and Nugith Chandrasekara)
First Runners-up -Lyceum – Wattala ‘’A’’(Team members – Adshayan Balachandran, Jithmi Linara, Himaya Nammunige, Randika Perera and Madumitha Selvaraj
Second Runners-up -Leighton Park International School ‘’A’’(Team members – Mufeez Saleem, Shariq Rameez, Kavith Perera, Ameer Kashif and Gayath Visidagamage)
Champions – Lyceum International School, Wattala ‘’A’’(Team members- Migara Jayasinghe, Janidu Karunarathne, ThavalakshmanYoganathan, Nusrath Sariffo’deen and Lochana Rangalle)
First Runners-up – Lyceum International School, Wattala ‘’B’’(Team members- Akshai Yogalingam, Prabathiya Herath, Ahamed Rizvi, Nabil Ahamed and Harrish Selvarajah)
Second Runners-up – Lyceum International School, Nugegoda ‘’A’’ (Team members – Danusha Muhandiramge,Nadun Wijesundara, Nilesh Dandeniya, Chirani Ratnayake and Nikesh Vinayagamoorthy