UGDSB students compete in Skills Canada regionals

Skills demonstration – On April 4 over 1,300 Upper Grand District School Board students from 57 elementary schools competed at the regional Skills Canada competition at the University of Guelph. ABOVE LEFT:  Grade 6 Ponsonby students, from left: Olivia Pritchard, Kenadie Russell, Brooklyn Fleming and Anna Mabey, participated in the design and build challenge. TOP LEFT: The team from Aberfoyle Public School, including Grade 8 students, from left: Ali Syed, Fred Deter, Liam Derderian and Joel Reid, took on the design and build challenge. TOP RIGHT: From left: Phoenix Flynn (Grade 6), Porter Coverdale (Grade 6), Owen Deal (Grade 6) and Alex Schuetz (Grade 4) from Maryborough Public School participated in the Vex IQ challenge. ABOVE RIGHT: Evan Hansen (Grade 7), Anderson Stewart (Grade 7), Noah Siegel (Grade 7) and Nolan Givlin (Grade 8) of Erin Public School participated in the Lego mechanics challenge. Other challenges at the event included: Lego robotics, character animation, TV/video production, health and safety, construction and green energy.     Photos by Jaime Myslik