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Archive for March 29th, 2007

The Pictou Trebuchet

A group of us went to the Stellarton yesterday to attend the Open House at the Pictou campus.  There was a snow storm so the crowd wasn’t big, but those who came were enthusiastic and got a look at some of the great programs offered at the NSCC

Our booth was located in the front entrance, right beside the world famous Pictou Trebuchet, Lugus.  For the uninitiated (like me), a trebuchet is a catapault.  This one was built by the cabinetmaking students for the Canadian Wood Council’s Wood Catapult Competion last month.  It won the Best Aesthetics prize (and she is a beaut!).  Have a look at the video students made.  Be sure to stick around for the end.  It’s cute.

Wouldn’t a video like this be a great addition to an e-portfolio?

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