Spaghetti bridge wins gold medal

David Stoddart students attended the Jr. Skills Competition at TRU.

Tyler Antoine and Kolton Southwick

Tyler Antoine and Kolton Southwick

David Stoddart’s grade 6-9 students participated in a Junior skills competition at Thompson Rivers University on March 2. Many students built cars to take part in the Gravity Race.  Gold medals went to Kyle Boys, Christian Escobedo, Cody Hainstock and Jordy Visser-Hayne; Silver medals to Jenny Caissie and Jessica Leboe; and Bronze medals to Josh Kuzyk, Emmett Beeds and Ross Painter.

Kolton Southwick and Tyler Antoine brought home the Gold for Spaghetti Bridge building competition and are now eligible to go to Skills BC Competition Tradex in Abbotsford on April 18.

Skills Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization that works with employers, educators, labour groups and governments to promote careers in skilled trades and technology to Canadian youth. They hold regional, provincial and national competitions.