The Annual Eastern Band Assessment Camp was conducted at the NCC Training Centre, Rantembe from 14.07.2012 to 21.07.2012. The Passing Out Parade of the camp was held on 20.07.2012 and Major General GBW Jayasundara RWP RSP – Director National Cadet Corps took the salute of the Parade as the Chief Guest of this occasion.
After a tight competition Vidyartha College, Kandy and Bandaranaike College, Gampaha became the champions & Runner-up among the Boys’ Platoons. Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala became the Champion of the Girls Platoons while Rathnawali BV, Gampaha became the runner-up.
This is the third consecutive victory by the Vidyartha College Eastern Cadet Band and they received the President’s Trophy for this great achievement. This was a reality due to the great dedication and hard training of Vidyartha College cadets and the beloved old boys who were behind with the band all the time and went the extra mile for the college.
The senior officers of the National Cadet Corps, principals , teachers and the students of respective schools and their parents also participated in this occasion.