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Ulva Ferry

A PRIMARY two pupil from Ulva Primary School has won a national engineering competition. Bruce Cutlack fought off stiff competition from more than 12,000 entries to win the primary two age category of the Scottish Engineering Leaders Award. The whole of Ulva Ferry Primary School took part in the competition and pupils were asked to design something that could be built to help solve a problem. After discussing a range of issues in class, Bruce focused on the problem of plastic pollution in earth’s oceans. The talented youngster designed a submarine which sucks up tiny plastic balls known as nurdles and then uses these nurdles to power the craft. He was invited to a prizegiving ceremony at Barony Hall, the University of Strathclyde, where he was presented with a glass award and certificate. All the children at Ulva had fantastic original ideas and, prior to designing their entries, two local engineers visited the school to talk to them about what a career in engineering involves. These were John Nicolson, TSL contractor’s regional construction manager, and Moray Finch, the general manager of Mull and Iona Community Trust.

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