Students dominate powerlifting competition

BRANTFORD, May 29, 2018 – Five students from Six Nations Polytechnic’s STEAM Academy have placed in the top three of their weight class at the Canadian Powerlifting Federation’s High School Championship, qualifying them for the World Championships taking place November 5 to 11 in Orlando, Florida this year. The students who competed were Kristen Tielve, Angelina Predojevic, Clayton Shipman, Braden Thomas, and Easton Johnson. All students participated in the 13 to 15-year-old age division. “Through a lot of dedication and hard work, our students have shown the country what they’re made of,” said James Medway, teacher at the STEAM Academy and head coach of the powerlifting team. “Resiliency, goal-setting, and determination are all aspects of what we teach them and we couldn’t be prouder of what they’ve achieved in such…

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