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City teen competing in national skilled trades competition

Troy Shantz The sparks will fly next week when a young welder from Sarnia competes in the Skills Canada National Competition in Edmonton. Cameron Ostrander, 17, a student at Alexander Mackenzie Secondary, punched his ticket by winning a gold medal at the Skills Ontario finals in Toronto last month. “In 20 years of teaching students… Read more »

Award-winning Lambton College team is lifting up the lives of thousands

Cathy Dobson  All hail the power of the peanut. A group of Lambton College students has won a prestigious national award for a stunningly successful outreach program that teaches Zambian farmers how to grow peanuts for a thriving peanut butter business. The college’s Enactus team, which initiated the program in 2012, was named national champions… Read more »

Just add water

One perk of home schooling is a flexible schedule. This group of students took advantage of a gorgeous spring day to head to Bright’s Grove and check out Lake Huron while their moms relaxed under beach umbrellas. Enjoying a lesson in water temperature were Laura Silk, Avery Munroe, Julia Silk, Hudson Silk, Nik Botma, in… Read more »