18-year old Jaakko Ekman has achieved third place at EuroSkills Competition held in SpaFrancorchamps, Belgium 4. - 6.10. Jaakko competed in Mechanical Engineering Design CAD.
The aim of the competition was to design parts for log machine. Jaakko´s goal was to win a medal so he was very pleased with his bronze.
Jaakko´s mentors for the contest were Kari Kosonen, his teacher from Salpaus and Harri Hassinen, a teacher from Salo.
Jaakko has won Finnish championships in Mechanical Engineering Design two times, in the year 2012 and 2011. He aims to compete also in the WorldSkills-competition in Leipzig, Germany at July 2013.
Jaakko studies Mechanical Engineering Design at Salpaus Further Education Center. He is going to graduate in spring 2013. He plans to further his studies at university.
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