Apr 08, 2015

Submitted by NAEC

For the past few weeks students at NAEC have been preparing for the annual Limestone Skills Competition, held at St. Lawrence College. This competition tests the knowledge, in theory and practice of students for the skilled trade event that they have chosen. Nineteen students at North Addington Education Centre stood up and accepted the challenge.

In 2D Animation, Team of Two, Lucas Parks and Nickolas Wood won bronze medals for their excellent animation.

In the Digital Photography competition, Haily Whitelock, Summer Andrew and Bree Gillingham completed an editing test and then a photography task, finishing strong and with beautiful photographs.

In the Graphic Design Presentation event, Natalie Reynolds, Emma Fuller, Cassidy Wilson and Ryan Cruickshank presented posters and postcard design advertising the Ontario Skills Competition that they created beforehand along with their portfolios.

In the Electrical Systems event, Matt Crigger and Shane Arney competed wiring outlets and other electrical tasks. Shane won a bronze medal in this event.

In the Graphic Design Studio Production event, Shannon Delyea, Brittany Wood, Terri-Lynn Rosenblath and Brittany Delyea competed by creating a package design for a product as well as a full page advertisement for this product. Brittany Wood won bronze, Brittany Delyea won silver and Terri-Lynn won gold.

In Small Engines, an event that tests mechanical, technical and electrical skills, Jarrett Malcolm won bronze, Andre Tryon won silver and Wyatt Keller won gold.

In the Work Place Safety event Kameron Armstrong had to present a brochure on a safety issue and go on a workplace safety inspection. Kameron won silver.

Wyatt advances to the Regional Qualifier Competition at St. Lawrence on Saturday, April 18for Small engine repair.

Terri-Lynn and Kameron automatically advance and will represent Team Limestone at the Provincials in Waterloo, May 4 to 6.

The North Addington Education Centre community is very proud of all of the students who competed.

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