Local Sculptor to Captain Team BC in Quebec Winter Carnival

Local Sculptor Aaron Grant to Captain Team BC in 

Prestigious International Snow Sculpture Competition at Quebec Winter Carnival

Aaron Grant, teacher at Aspengrove School in Nanaimo, is Captain of Team BC, has been invited to compete in the prestigious International Snow Sculpture Competition at this year’s Quebec Winter Carnival. Grant and his team earned the invitation by winning least year’s BC Championship in Vernon at Silver Star Resort. He departs Thursday January 28th for the intense competition – each team member will be sculpting for 35 hours in the 48 competition period.
Grant, who has been sculpting since 1999 and has had work displayed at Government House in the past,  has represented BC before – the photo below is from the 2009 competition. 
Ice sculpture
About Aspengrove School: Founded in 2003, Aspengrove is an independent school from JrK-3 through to grade 12, one of only 10 in Canada authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum at all grade levels. Students graduating with the IB Diploma have greater success gaining university admission and may even enter university with credits already earned. Aspengrove’s 232 students are in classes of a maximum of 22 students and no split classes.
Questions can be directed to me and I would be happy to arrange an interview with Mr. Grant if desired.
David Hutchison
Assistant Head – External Affairs
Aspengrove School
7660 Clark Drive, RR2
Lantzville, B.C.
V0R 2H0
tel: 250-390-2201
cell: 250-618-9852
Posted in Arts and Entertainment, January 2014, Letters to the Editor, News

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