Bell Wins Again
Prince George, B.C. – For the second straight year, Avery Bell, a student at Correlieu Secondary in Quesnel, has won the Provincial Skills Competition for cabinet making.
Bell, now heads to the National Skills Competition which will beheld in Winnipeg at the end of May. Last year, he placed third in his category at the National level.
Bell was one of eight students who took part in the Provincial Skills Competition in Abbotsford . The others are:
- Reed Jackson in Automotive (Secondary),
- Delbert George in Carpentry (Post-Secondary),
- Laura Parent in Culinary Arts (Secondary),
- Kara Wickum in Culinary Arts (Post- Secondary),
- Devon Wood in Heavy Duty (Post-Secondary),
- Devin Rentz in Precision Machining (Post-Secondary), and
- Samuel Baker in Welding (Post-Secondary).
This year CNC also sent an elementary school team to compete in the Wind Turbine Competition. The team from Beaverly Elementary in Prince George took first place and included Julian Neudorf, Asher Young and Lukas Ormsby along with teacher and coach Suzie Barrio.
“We congratulate these eleven students for their work at the Provincial Skills Competition,” said CNC Dean of Trades and Technologies, Frank Rossi. “We are proud of their accomplishments and their representation of the College of New Caledonia and the Central Interior Region. Congratulations to the Beaverly team and best of luck to Avery at nationals. We look forward to continuing to grow our regional skills competition in the future.”