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Itís a great pleasure to contact my ĎAlma materí after almost 38 years
CommentDear Comrade,

Itís a great pleasure to contact my ĎAlma materí after almost 38 years. I had my primary schooling (Tamil medium) at St.Benedicts College from 1967 to 1972. Later we shifted to our native at India. After attaining my Mechanical Engineering Degree (B.E), presently Iím working in a Petroleum exploratory company, at Mumbai India.

The following is a brief description of my academic & carrier record,
∑ 1967-1972 (KG-5th Std) St.Benedicts College, Colombo, Srilanka
∑ 1973-1978 (6th- 11th Std) St.Thomas School, Virapandianpatnam, Thutookudi Dist , India
∑ 1978-1979 (PUC) Aditanar College, Tiruchendur, Thutookudi Dist, Tamilnadu, India
∑ 1979-1984 (B.E) Govt.,College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

∑ 1985-1995 (Executive Engineer,Drilling) Oil & Natural Gas Commission, Govt., of India
∑ 1995-2003 (Drilling Engineer) Schlumberger, Kuwait-Oman-AbuDhabi & SaudiArabia
∑ 2004-tilldate (Directional Drilling Supervisor) Schlumberger, India
We are basically an Indian origin family & my beloved dad was doing dry food business at Old Butcher Street, Colombo. During that period we resided at Mutuval and I used to come to school by that red coloured double decker bus. With a regular visit to St. Luciaís Cathedral after a peep through the Georgeís payment shop, I used to enter our school campus through the right side huge metal gate.
Still I remember the some of my teacherís names like Mrs.Vedenayegam (Grade I),Mrs.Joseph (Grade II), Mrs.Jeeva (Grade III), Mrs.Rani (English teacher, later migrated to Australia), Mr.Leenus (Grade V) and then the principal was Bro.Modustus.
Ragupathi (from Negembo),Mahendran & Ravi (Brothers),Anton Fernando, Stanley , Stefo Fernando, Reni Miranda, Niranjen Carvalo, Xavier, Newton Fernando (Motchem Cinema Theatre Proprietor, Chennai), Benher Fernando (was a Drummer at Radio Ceylon & later migrated to Canada), Nemettulla & Basheer (Brothers from Keelakari) were some of my classmates I remember.
Iím longing to bring my family to Colombo especially to cherish my childhood memories.
During my younger age I came across few old Bens at my village itself. Is there any ĎOld Student Associationí of Benedictsí functioning in Indian soil, somewhere around Chennai?
With warm regards,
Jenson Fernando
 Posted by webmaster on February 22 2010 20:37:07 ∑ 0 Comments ∑ 1565 Reads Print
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