List of Chief Guests over the last 50 years to Prize Giving

Year Name
1963 Rt.Rev.Dr.S.Kulendren
1964 Ven.Harold De Soysa
1965 Mr.Cecil B.Lyon
1966 Rev.Celestine N.V.Fernando
1967 Dr.G.P.Mlalasegara
1968 Mr.Shirley S.C.Corea
1969 Dr.D.T.Niles
1970 Mr.W.J.F.La Brooy
1971 Rev.G.Denzil De Silva
1972 Mr.B.E.Fernando
1973 Rt.Rev.D.J.Ambalavanar
1974 Mr.K.A.Selliah
1975 Justice Jeya Pathirana
1976 Prof.P.P.G.L.Sriwardene
1977 Rt.Rev.C.L.Abeyannike
1978 Dr.Victor A.Benjamin
1979 Prof.K.Arudpagasam
1980 Prof.K.Indrapala
1981 Mr.S.Esparathasan
1982 Dr.(Mrs)Maheswary M.Arulchelvan
1983 Prof.John Walter Bicknell
1984 Mr.K.Pooranampillai
1985 Prof.K.Sivathamby
1986 Hon.C.V.Wigneswaran
1987
1988 Prof.P.Balasundrampillai
1989 Prof.A.Thurairajah
1990 Rev.Dr.F.Soundararaj
1991 Mr.R.Sundaralingam
1992 Prof.V.Dharmaratnam
1993 Mr.A.Kadirgamar
1994 Rt.Rev.Kenneth M.Fernando
1995 Dr.N.Ethirveerasingam
1996
1997 Mr.S.Ratnarajah
1998 Prof. John Walter Bicknell
1999 Prof.V.Gunaratnam
2000 Prof.A.Shanmugathas
2001 Prof.R.Kumaravadivel
2002 Rev.Dr.Dhayanchand Carr
2003 Prof.B.R.R.N.Mendis
2004 Rt.Rev.Dr.S.Jebanesan
2005 Mr.G.Rajanayagam
2006 Prof.K.Kandasamy
2007 Rev.Fr.Dr.Justin B.Gnanapregasam
2008 Dr.T.W.Jeyakularajah
2009 Mr.R.T.Vignarajah
2010 Prof.N.Shanmugalingam
2011 Mr.L.Ilangovan
2012 Dr.G.Sujakaran
2013 Hon.A.Gnanathasan
2014 Rt.Rev.Dr.Daniel S.Thiagarajah Ph.D
2015 Rev.John Bottomley
2016 Dr.R.W.Alexander Jesudasan
2017 Shri.A.Natarajan
2018 Dr.Noel.A.Vimalendran J.P
2019 Mr.Andrew Fowler Watt