Shivantha Withanage is an outstanding science student who studied at the Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa. After completing his advanced level successfully, he is now studying in the medical college.
He was born in 18th of September, 1990 in Chilaw, Srilanka. He is the son of senior environmental scientist Hemantha Withanage and biology teacher Shimali Fernando. He has many achievements in various fields such as biological science, languages, astronomy, history and general science. In 2009 he won the bronze medal in Biology Olympiad, which created a milestone in his life.
He is the one who initiated the project "Traditional Ways of Water Purification" and made it in to reality, with the help of his two partners Dushan Tissera & Malith Gihan.
He moved to Wennappuwa with his family to start his education. He had his primary education in Jennings international college, where he did his O/L's both local and London. Then he moved to Joseph Vaz College, Wennappuwa for his A/L's ,where he met Shivantha Withanage and Malith Gihan.
He enjoy reading science literature. He was a school basketball player and has achieved many victories through his incomparable style of performing. His athletic spirit alleviated this science project.
Malith Gihan Weerabahu
Malith Gihan Weerabahu was born in 1990 in Dankotuwa, Sri Lanka. He attended Darmarama college, Kirimatiyana for his primary and ordinary level studies. Then he entered the Joseph Vaz college to complete his advance level. He was an athlete in his college period. Now he is reading for a degree on Tea Technology & Value Addition at University of Uva Wellassa.