2019 Intermediate Skills Ontario Regional Qualifier slated for March 21 at Glengarry District High School

ALEXANDRIA — Glengarry District High School (GDHS) will host the 2019 Intermediate Skills Ontario Regional Qualifier on Thursday, March 21.

The event will attract 112 Grades 7 and 8 students from Pleasant Corners Public School, GDHS, Char-Lan District High School, St. Lawrence Secondary School, Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School, Russell High School, and Rockland District High School. Student teams will compete in one of three events: Construction Challenge, (model house construction); Green Industries Challenge, (model wind turbine construction); and Technology Challenge (working machine construction). The event is being hosted by the Upper Canada District School Board to engage students in practical problem solving and to highlight the value of the trades as a career. Winners will advance to the provincial Skills Ontario Competition this May in Toronto.

Details of the event:

Thursday, March 21

Start of Competition: 9:00 a.m. Judging: 2:00 p.m.

Glengarry District High School, 212 Main St. North, Alexandria

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