Construction Challenge 4th July 2017

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Over 50 year 9 and year 10 students from Arnold Hill Academy and Carlton-le-Willows Academy took part in the Construction Challenge held on Tuesday 4th July 2017 at Arnold Hill, undertaking a range of “taster” sessions in bricklaying, carpentry and painting and decorating tasks during the morning then taking part in the “Challenge” in their chosen trades in the afternoon.

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Michael Shepherd of Carlton-le-Willows was selected as the overall winner for the quality of his Painting and Decorating in the “Challenge” and his overall performance in the morning “taster” sessions. He received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher from Robert Samson, Chair of Frank Key Group

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Ethan Gatherar of Carlton-le-Willows was chosen as the Bricklaying winner, and received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher

Dalton Carwood of Arnold Hill was chosen as the Carpentry winner, and received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher

Olivia Hopkin of Arnold Hill was chosen as the Painting and Decorating winner, and received a trophy and a £25 tools voucher

Katie Sharpe, Isaac Thorne and Thomas Hankin of Arnold Hill and Charlie Mitchell and Billy Mitchell of Carlton-le-Willows were commended for their overall performance during the Construction Challenge. They all received a tool prize from Robert Samsom.

Many thanks to everyone who supported the event; Adam Kelly, Terry Brickles, Neil Walker, Steve Wilson, Dave Singh, Richard Walker and Robert Samson.