Ready for high school Placentia student claims gold at Skills Canada Nationals
A student representing the College of the North Atlantic Placentia campus proved his worth in precision machining at a national skills competition.
Simon Ernst earned a gold medal in the event for the postsecondary level at the 2017 Skills Canada National Competition. Ernst was one of 49 people representing Newfoundland and Labrador at the event in Winnipeg, competing against hundreds of others from across Simon Ernst in action at the national skills competition in Winnipeg. the country.
Earlier this year, Ernst repeated as a gold medalist in precision machining at the provincial level for Skills Canada, earning him the right to travel to Winnipeg for this year’s national event, held May 31-June 3.
Graduating Grade 9s from Holy Redeemer School in Spaniard’s Bay got together June 1 for a special waterside photo shoot organized by parents. Ten years after starting out at the K-9 school, these students are ready to move on to high school. Pictured are front row (l-r): Nicholas Gifford, Michaela Snow, Brianna Healey, Hayley Piercey, Kira Clarke, Courtney Drover, Cara Callahan, Jamie-Lynn Power, Cassandra Potter, Brittany Parsons, Kira Piercey, Kaitlyn Lynch, Sydney Sheppard, Alyssa Bartlett, and Mackenzie Snow. Back row (l-r): James Reeves, Gregory Drover, Brayden Butler, Jeffrey Coles-Clarke, Cameron Cummings, Travis Smith, and Lucas Smith. Missing from photo are Paige Tuttle, Natasha Doyle and Jordan Ford.
Simon Ernst holds a Newfoundland and Labrador flag after claiming gold in precision machining at the Skills Canada National Competition in Winnipeg.