Sahan is a 16-years-old student who lives in California. With his mother being the founder of SLYO he has been a part of it since he was 5. He has been to almost every single event and has made many friends through the organization. Sahan plays baseball and runs track, and is very active. He loves math and science, always thinking about the world around him. He is in eleventh grade and is a good student. Some characteristics about him are that he is friendly, determined, and honest. As part of the SLYO committee, he would like the organization to expand to more of the community and inspire future leaders to make a difference.
Savana Ganewatta is a 13-year-old girl who spends her time painting, baking and playing with her two dogs. She is in 8th grade and has a lot of free time on her hands. In that time she bakes cakes, cookies and cupcakes. Savana also volunteers with SLYO. She decided to join SLYO because she wanted to make a difference in the SlYO community. As well as following in her mother Aruni Gnaewatte’s footsteps. Through SLYO she learned about leadership, commitment and how to give back to the community. In the future she would like to learn more about the law and help other people.
Udeshika Wekadapola immigrated from Sri Lanka in order to pursue higher studies. Her goal is to earn a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and in the long term to develop her own high-end fashion brand. She is currently a Junior at Woodberry University. Udeshika can be described as an organized, inspiring person who puts her passion into anything she contributes to. Udeshika currently serves as the vice president of the SLYO LA Chapter. She describes herself as highly creative and feels that her imagination will be a valuable resource for SLYO.