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Young welders show off skills
For the past 16 years College of the Rockies has been involved in the Skills Canada Kootenay regional secondary school welding competition. Students from the East and West Kootenay took part in the competition on Saturday, March 5, in the college’s welding shop.
They were judged by Rob Schwarzer and Colin Makeiv from Selkirk College as well as Ken McKay, Tim Ross and Bart Gibson from College of the Rockies. Generous prizes were donated by Air Liquide Canada Inc., Prax Air, Fab-Rite Services Ltd., Varsteel and Acklands-Grainger Inc. of Cranbrook.
First place went to Logan Shubin of L.V. Rogers Secondary School (Nelson), Quinn Cowie, also from L.V Rogers Secondary placed second and Ryan Bohn from Elkford Secondary School came in third.