On Left - The Gravity Car Competition champions from Barriere Secondary. On Right - The Spaghetti Bridge Building team from Barriere Secondary won a second place medal for their entry.

On Left - The Gravity Car Competition champions from Barriere Secondary. On Right - The Spaghetti Bridge Building team from Barriere Secondary won a second place medal for their entry.

BSS skills teams excel at TRU competition

Barriere Secondary School skills teams excel at TRU competition

Barriere Secondary junior skills teams report they had great success at the TRU Skills BC competitions hosted at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) on Feb. 28.

Congratulations go to the grade 8 boys team of Isaiah Ducharme, Braeden Krause and Dawson Huber who were named champions in all categories of the Gravity Car Competition. The three will now be moving on to the Provincials at Abbotsford in April.

Congratulations are also in order to the grade 9 Spaghetti Bridge Building Team of Kathleen Pilatzke, Kiera Eustache and Serena Steel, who took a well-earned second place in their competition.

Community member Antoon Houben volunteered his time to help coach the teams to their wins.