Rev. Sr. Shermila Jayawardena assumed duties as the Principal of Ave
Maria Convent, Negombo On the 1 st of January 2017.
She has been in the field of education since 1996 commencing from St.
Agnes’ Convent, Matale. Rev. Sr. Shermila Jayawadenna served at St.
Lawrence’s Convent Wellawathe Good Shepherd Convent Kotahena,
and Good Shepherd Convent Kandy. She got the experience in
management and administration by assisting the Principal while she
was at Good Shepherd Convent Kotahena.
She was the Primary Head Mistress at Good Shepherd Convent, Kandy
from 2002 and 2008 and did justice to her post as the Principal at the
Collegiate school at St. Bridget’s Convent, Colombo 07 from 2009 to
She holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of
Peradeniya and Master of Arts in Education Management from the
University of Honolulu U.S.A. Sr. Shermila also bears a Post Graduate
Diploma in Education from NIE Sri Lanka and a Diploma in Personal
Management and Individual Relations from Indian Institute of
Management & Technology in Chennai.
Ave Maria family is blessed to have such a qualified and experienced
Principal and we wish her success.