first_imgThe Mayor of Limavady Alan Robinson, presenting Niall O’ Donnell with the winning trophy. Also included in the photo back row, Mary McCloskey, principal of St Mary’s High School, Limavady. Front row, from left, teacher Ms McLaughlin and middle row right teacher Mr Sweeney, Errigal College.A group of junior certificate students from Errigal College in Letterkenny have won a prestigious technology competition in Limavady for secondary schools.The team of four were asked to design and make a vehicle, which was weight propelled. This vehicle had to move in a linear direction while hoisting up a weight using a pully mechanism.The team were required to produce a set of working drawing of their design and then manufacture the vehicle before it was tested by the judges. The winning team was Naomi O’ Leary, Illona Pasterick, Keeva Brogan and Niall O’Donnell who used their technical graphics skills to create a detailed drawing before applying their woodwork and metalwork skills to manufacture the winning vehicle. The team’s metalwork teacher Mr Sweeney who attended the event said he was delighted by their vision, imagination and creative skills which they displayed in planning and manufacturing their winning entry.The winning team members were presented with vouchers and a perpetual trophy for the school.The team preparing their working drawings.    LETTERKENNY SCHOOL TOP TECHNOLOGY TOURNAMENT was last modified: November 29th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:errigal collegetechnology tournamentlast_img

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