Saanichton teen wins Island scale model contest

Saturday’s Island Classic Scale Model Contest drew 228 scale model entries by 27 modellers

Saturday’s Island Classic Scale Model Contest drew 228 scale model entries by 27 modellers, including the winner of The Most Promising Young Modeller, Gabriel Shaw from Saanichton.

The contest was held at the Salvation Army Citadel in Saanich and drew entries from across the Capital Region.

Shaw, 15, won the junior modelling category with a 1/35 scale Vermithrax dragon from the movie Dragonslayer, which he finished with acrylics and oil paints.