Lo­cal stu­dents shine in Skills Canada event

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Stu­dents rep­re­sent­ing mul­ti­ple schools in the Con­cep­tion Bay North area earned medals at a re­cent Skills Canada event.

The 13th an­nual Skills Canada In­ter­me­di­ate Chal­lenge and F.I.R.S.T. Lego Ro­bot­ics Com­pe­ti­tion, held Nov. 28 at Col­lege of the North At­lantic in St. John’s, fea­tured over 350 ju­nior high stu­dents.

Owen Har­vey and Kyle Short from Car­bon­ear Acad­emy claimed sil­ver in the 3D com­puter an­i­ma­tion cat­e­gory. Amal­ga­mated Acad­emy in Bay Roberts also earned sil­ver as a team in the Lego league ro­bot­ics chal­lenge.

Car­bon­ear Acad­emy’s Cyan Martin and Cahley War­ren cap­tured bronze in 2D com­puter an­i­ma­tion. Brit­tany Par­sons and Michael Nose­wor­thy from Holy Re­deemer El­e­men­tary in Spa­niard’s Bay did the same in the IT net­works sys­tems scav­enger hunt.

Gold medal win­ners from that event are in­vited to com­pete at the Skills Canada Provin­cial Com­pe­ti­tion, which takes place next April.


Amal­ga­mated Acad­emy’s ro­bot­ics team earned sil­ver in the Lego league ro­bot­ics com­pe­ti­tion at the Skilled Canada event in St. John’s last month.


Holy Re­deemer stu­dents Michael Nose­wor­thy, left, and Brit­tany Par­sons earned bronze medals for their com­bined ef­fort in the IT net­work sys­tems scav­enger hunt.


Cyan Martin, left, and Cahley War­ren from Car­bon­ear Acad­emy placed third in the 2D com­puter an­i­ma­tion cat­e­gory.

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