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Jo Church

Posted 8th June

Jo secures success in biggest construction skills competition

Hackney Community College’s Carpentry and Joinery student Jo Church demonstrated exceptional craftmanship to win second place at the regional heat of SkillBuild 2011, the UK’s biggest skills competition.

The Level 2 student, from Islington secured the runner-up spot in the Cabinetmaking category after competing against other trainees from across the capital.

Jo, who was the only female in the wood based competitions, was very pleased with her recognition.

She said: “I’m extremely proud of myself that my tutors saw fit to enter me in this competition. I’m glad I haven’t let them down.”