In strict compliance with all COVID-19 anti-epidemic measures, the “V.P. Minchev” Vocational High School of Transport, Vladimirovo organised the first “Young Technician” inter-school competition for students from schools on the territory of Montana Region in majors related to agricultural mechanization. Two teams from the Plant Production major from the “V V.P. Minchev” Vocational High School of Transport, Vladimirovo and “Marko Markov” Vocational High School of Agriculture, Georgi Damyanovo took part in the competition.
The event was held on 23 October 2020 in the school complex of “V.P. Minchev” Vocational High School of Transport, and the hosts had prepared many surprises for their guests throughout the day. The competition consisted of two parts: theoretical and practical.
The theoretical part was conducted in the newly commissioned theoretical lab, where the teams compared their theoretical knowledge. The practical part consisted of three stages: chain tractor operation, execution of specific elements with a narrow-track wheeled tractor, and ploughing. This part of the competition was held on the school’s learning lot. A competent jury of teachers – representatives of the schools, evaluated the teams’ performance. After the competition’s completion, the award ceremony was hold in the school’s canteen. The winning team was the one from “V.P. Minchev Vocational High School of Transport”, and the winners in the individual tasks were the students from Marko Markov Vocational High School of Agriculture, Georgi Damyanov.
The awards were provided by the Director of .P. Minchev Vocational High School of Transport, Ms. Tsanka Karcheva, and the Deputy Regional Governor, Ms. Desislava Dimitrova. The competition day ended with an exhibition of the rich vegetable crop from the high school in Vladimirovo. In the pumpkin week at the school, students and teachers had prepared delicious pumpkin dishes that the contestants and guests enjoyed.