Maris Stella OBA in United Kingdom is an unincorporated members association started in 2000. At present the association has about 50 registered past college students who are participating in various activities.
Maris Stella OBA UK is a fully associated member of the MSC OBA in Sri Lanka. The United Kingdom branch was set up to unite the past pupils of the college who are living in United Kingdom whilst staying in contact with other college members around the world.
We aim to promote social contacts among the members and work towards the welfare of the college simultaneously upholding Sri Lankan cultural and traditional values. We are engaged in fund raising activities to make donations to the college for its worthy causes. Our association also maintains a close relationship with other similar associations and organizations in the UK.
The primary objective of our fundraising is to achieve generous contributions to assist our “Alma Mater” that has given us many opportunities in life.
During the past years we have been able to donate and sponsor the following to our beloved school and society.
Donation to build a computer learning facility room.
Donation to build teacher training camps.
Sponsored winner trophies for quadrangular athletic championships.
Donation towards musical instruments for Cultural Dance band.
We can proudly say that sports has been a major success within our UK OBA members. Specially the ‘Festival of Cricket'(FoC). A cricket tournament annually held among Sri Lankan Schools OBAs in UK.
The following conclusive results have been achieved during the past years.
- Festival of Cricket Champions in 2017
- Pistol shooting Champions in 2017 (Organized by SL Ex Service Persons Association in the UK.
- Pistol shooting Champions in 2016 (Organized by SL Ex Service Persons Association in the UK.
- Festival of Cricket Plate Champions in 2011
- Festival of Cricket Champions in 2010