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JOURNEY TOWARDS EXCELLENCE

2003

Sixteen years back a group of undergraduates from University of Moratuwa joined their hands to lay the foundation for the Leo Club of University of Moratuwa. In 2003 with the help of Lion Lester Aponso, District Chairman for Leo’s of Leo District 306A (2002/2003) and Leo Shyana Wijayaratne, District President of Leo District 306A (2002/2003) and also with the permission of university authority, Leo Club of University of Moratuwa was established in 23rd July 2003, as the SECOND university-based Leo Club in Sri Lanka and as the FIRST university based Leo club in Leo District 306A. Lions Club of Dehiwala North, a leading Lions Club in District 306A, provided the sponsorship for the club. On behalf of the university authority, Dr. Saman Thilakasiri took the challenge of the Patron and Mr. Kithsiri Samarasinghe took the responsibility of Senior Treasurer.

The installation ceremony organized by the parents Lions Club took place on the 27th of June 2003 at Lions Activity Center, Moratuwa. 38 Engineering undergraduates were installed as Charter Members of Leo Club of University of Moratuwa on that day. Under the presidency of Leo Nadun Gunawadena and the guidance of uncle Ravi (Lion Ravi Rajapathirana – Leo Advisor) and the help of DP Leo Shehan the club completed its first Leostic year, being the runner-up for the Most outstanding new LEO club of the district in 25th Annual Leo Conference. Also, the project “Api Akurata Meli Nowemu” and “Leo Paduru Sajjaya” took the attention of whole Leo District.

2004/2005

In Leostic year 2004/2005, the club was led by Leo Mahesh Prasanna Abeywickrama. Unfortunately, he left us at an unexpected moment. Upon his decease, Leo Chatura Gunawardane took the lead of the club and he was able to bring it to a greater height. By this time Leo District 306A was divided into two districts as A1 and A2. With that Leo Club of University of Moratuwa was shifted to district 306A2.

2005/2006

The club was re-born with the great leadership of Leo Tharanga Gunasekara (2005/2006). Year 2006 was a remarkable milestone in the history of UoM Leos, as the club got the opportunity to win the award “The Most Outstanding Leo Club of Leo district 306A2” for the first time in the inaugural District Conference of Leo district 306A2 held on July 2006 with 13 project awards, 6 individual awards and 5 district and club awards.

2006/2007

Leo club of University of Moratuwa again awarded as the Most Outstanding Leo Club of the district 306 A2 and the victory was confirmed with the 18 awards achieved at the 2ndDistrict Conference, under the leadership of Leo Buddhi Hettiarachchi. At the same time Leo Tharanga Gunasekar was awarded as the Leo of the Year for year 2006/2007.

2007/2008

In Leoistic year 2007/2008 under the presidency of Leo Namal Karunarathne the club was again awarded as the Most outstanding Leo club in the Leo district 306A2 for the 3rd consecutive time at the 3rd Annual District Conference. We achieved 12 project awards, 7 individual awards and 2 district and club awards.

2008/2009

Continuing the Excellency, for the 4th consecutive time “Most Outstanding Leo club of the Leo District 306 A2” title was won by UoM Leos, at the year-end conference. Further, Leo Isuru Senadeera, an excellent leader produced by the club, was awarded as the Leo of the year for the Leostic year 2008/2009.

2010/2011

For the year 2011 Leo club of University of Moratuwa was awarded as the 2nd Runner up of the Leo District contest at the Leo District conference held at Hotel Galadari, under the leadership of Leo Damith Amarakon from PDP Leo Thilini Manamperi.

2011/2012

UoM Leos were Lucky to produce first ever Leo District president to the Leo District 306 A2, from their own club in this year. And also they were blessed with the award of “Most Outstanding Leo Club of the Leo Multiple District 306 – Sri Lanka”, under the Leadership of Leo Naveen Thameera, from PMDP Leo Thiruparan Siwapathasudaram.

2012/2013

Leo Club of University of Moratuwa Celebrated their 10th year anniversary, recalling their journey of pride and remarkable. In this year too, the award for the Most Outstanding Leo Club, of the Leo district 306 A2, was won by Leo Club of University of Moratuwa under the Leadership of Leo Chathuranga Gunasekara

2013/2014

Leo Club of University of Moratuwa Celebrated their 10th year anniversary, recalling their journey of pride and remarkable. In this year too, the award for the Most Outstanding Leo Club, of the Leo district 306 A2, was won by Leo Club of University of Moratuwa under the Leadership of Leo Chathuranga Gunasekara

2014/2015

We were awarded as the Winner of the Leo district contest, and 1st runner-up of Most Outstanding Leo Club of the Leo District 306 A2  for the excellent service provided towards the society and for the excessive support given to the Leo district 306 A2, throughout the Leostic year 2014/2015, with the leadership of Leo Shehan Madushanka.

2015/2016

Leo Club of University of Moratuwa awarded as the “Most Outstanding Leo Club of the Leo Multiple District 306 – Sri Lanka”, Under the Leadership of Leo Ivan Udakara from PMDP Leo Dumidu Jayakody.

2016/2017

UoM Leos were awarded for being the “Most Outstanding University Leo club of the Leo Multiple District 306 – Sri Lanka”, Under the Leadership of Leo Shehan Akmeemana, from PMDP Leo Rajitha Abeygunasekara.

2017/2018

In the Leostic year 2017/2018, Leo Club of University of Moratuwa achieved a lot under the leadership of Leo Buddhi Isurujith, from IPMDP Leo Pramod Wimalatunga and was able to mark the effort put on throughout that year as a success by winning the title of the “Most Outstanding Leo Club of the Leo Multiple District 306 – Sri Lanka”, with three other club awards, five individual awards and fifteen more project awards in the Multiple District 306. Moreover, in Leo District 306 A2, the club ensured its excellence by bringing seven club awards, thirteen individual awards and thirty project awards back to University of Moratuwa.

Most importantly, Leo Club of University of Moratuwa was awarded as the Best IT Enabled Leo Club of Sri Lanka and the Best Administered Leo Club of Sri Lanka.

2018/2019

In the Leostic year 2017/2018, Leo Club of University of Moratuwa achieved a lot under the leadership of Leo Buddhi Isurujith, from IPMDP Leo Pramod Wimalatunga and was able to mark the effort put on throughout that year as a success by winning the title of the “Most Outstanding Leo Club of the Leo Multiple District 306 – Sri Lanka”, with three other club awards, five individual awards and fifteen more project awards in the Multiple District 306. Moreover, in Leo District 306 A2, the club ensured its excellence by bringing seven club awards, thirteen individual awards and thirty project awards back to University of Moratuwa.

Most importantly, Leo Club of University of Moratuwa was awarded as the Best IT Enabled Leo Club of Sri Lanka and the Best Administered Leo Club of Sri Lanka.

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