Dec 23 2010 by Mark Dowling, Flintshire Chronicle
A HOLYWELL teenager has struck gold in a national competition to seek out top IT technicians.
Aaron Jackson, 18, won a gold award after gaining the highest score in the three-day WorldSkills competition.
The Yale College A-level computing student was one of more than 100 people to be presented with the accolade at a ceremony in London.
The event was hosted by chef Brian Turner, a board member of UK Skills, the organisation which manages the WorldSkills UK competitions.
He said: “Each and every one of this year’s competitors are shining examples of the fantastic achievements that can be made through a dedication to training.
“Winning a gold award at a national level in any WorldSkills UK competition is a huge achievement – and one which all competitors should be very proud of.”