Martin Wickremasinghe, Great Editor of Hela,
First Sinhalese Archaeological Commissioner, Mr. Senarath Paranavithana
The Governor-General, Sir Oliver Gunatilake,
Former President of the Maldives, Hon. Abdul Gayoom,
AT Ariyaratne, Founder of Sarvodaya
Edwin Ariyadasa, Artist Journalist,
Former Central Bank Governor, Ashoka Jayasekara
Bonavista College, where many great intellectuals were gifted to the world
By the end of 2016, 17 students were close to closing. The two schools – Buonavista Primary and Maha Vidyalaya – were converted into a National School by 2019 with the intervention of Principal Karunaratne Ganewatta.
Released by the current principal, Karunaratne Ganewatta, Buonavista Vidyalaya now boasts about 2,000 students in Sinhala and English mediums, with all streams of science, math, arts, commerce, etc., including professional streams, tabs and smart boards. Smart classrooms equipped with sophisticated accessories are the most popular tabs in Sri Lanka Meter used for education of students has become the only school in the group.