Ready for high school Placentia stu­dent claims gold at Skills Canada Na­tion­als

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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.

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