Grant’s first place in skills competition


The Scottish heat of Skillbuild, the annual skills competition for construction students, held at Angus College, yielded no fewer than five major awards for Angus students, including a first places for a Forfar man and a Kirrie woman.

The three first places went to Grant Menmuir from Forfar (joinery), Carol Benvie from Kirriemuir (painting and decorating, new entrant), and Chris Kennedy from Montrose (roofing).

Grant McIntosh from Arbroath and Cameron Campbell from Monifieth gained third places in painting and decorating (Senior) and Senior level brickwork respectively.

Angus College Principal John Burt warmly congratulated all participants and their lecturers for this stunning success.

The three first prize-winners now have the chance to represent Scotland at the UK Finals to be held in Preston, Lancs.