Zahira College Matale

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 7°28′37″N 80°37′36″E / 7.47694°N 80.62667°E / 7.47694; 80.62667

Zcm logo (2).jpg
Location
Matale, Central
Sri Lanka
Information
Type All-boys government school
Motto Live in Light
Established 1942
School district Matale
Principal Mr.J.M.Iqbal
Grades 1 - 13
Enrollment 2000
Colour(s) Green and yellow
Website

Zahira College Matale, in Sri Lanka, was founded on 3 August 1942. Zahira is one of the oldest schools in the district, situated in the heart of the city.

Houses[edit]

  • Azad - green
  • Iqbal - blue
  • Jayah - yellow
  • Jinnah - red

The names are derived from past headmasters and principals of Zahira College. The houses compete to win inter-house games.

Past Principals[edit]

  • Mr. T.S.Sally 03-08-1942
  • Mrs. A.R.M.Nilam
  • Mr. S.Rauf Pasha
  • Mr. A.V.Ponnusamy
  • Mr. Anif Doray
  • Mr.M.V. Mathai 1947 - 28-08-1961
  • Mr. S H A Wadood 28-08-1961 - 1965
  • Mr. A Z Omerdeen 1965 - 01-02-1968
  • Mr. A C M Zeirideen 02-02-1968 - 07-12-1970
  • Mr. S H A Wadood 07-12-1970 - 27-04-1976
  • Mr. A.M. Rakeem 28-04-1976 - 11-09-1977
  • Mr. A A M Fuaji 11-09-1977 -
  • Mr. A C M Zeirideen 1979 - 01-03-1985
  • Mr. A A M Fuaji 15-03-1985 - 31-12-1990
  • Mr. T Uzair 01-01-1991 - 24-09-1994
  • Mr. A J M Farook 24-09-1994 - 19-04-1996
  • Mr. M Azeez 19-04-1996 - 1998
  • Mr. K.M. Buharideen 1998 -
  • Mr. M.I.Thaibdeen
  • Mr. K.M. Buharideen
  • Mr. J.M. Nisfer
  • Mr. Kamil Sarap
  • Present Principal Mr J.M.Iqbal