The Annual Prize Giving of St. Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia, a leading College for boys of the Diocese of Colombo was held on 3rd February 2017 in the presence of the Bishop of Colombo, Rt. Revd. Dhiloraj Canagasabey and a large gathering of students. staff, parents, old boys and well wishers. The Warden, Rev. Marc Billimoria presided.
The Chief Guest at the event was Professor Chrysantha Mendis a distinguished alumnus of the school and professor associated with the National University of Singapore.
A highlight of the this year's event was the inauguration of the Bishop James Chapman Memorial Medal Of Honour in memory of the first Bishop of the Diocese of Colombo. Awarded to a student who demonstrates and exemplifies the virtues of faith, courage, service above self, loyalty, and integrity in keeping with the Founder’s vision.