The Upper Canada District School Board’s first regional Skills Competition took place at Glengarry District High School in Alexandria on March 21.  Grade seven and eight students from seven different area schools participated.

PCPS grade seven blue team students Owen Sergerie, left and Carter Cyr, right assemble their model house, part of the construction challenge at the skills competition. The two-foot by three-foot model frame house had to be able to withstand a 10lb. bag of sand for two minutes. Fellow team members Mitchell Durocher and Rhett James were nearby going over the plans. Photo: James Morgan

A Russell High School green team with its completed wind turbine, part of the green industries challenge. From left are
Gilbert Neill, Sophia Cooney, Riley Panagapko, and an excited Jacob McNair.
The wind turbines had to pass a test of powering a 12-watt LED light. Photo: James