The Skills Ontario Competition took place on May 1-3, 2017 at Toronto Congress Centre. It is Canada’s largest skilled trade and technology competition.
Winners are awarded with Gold, Silver or Bronze medals and the opportunity to compete at the Skills Canada National Competition. From there, competitors could be headed to a WorldSkills Competition.
Fifteen Northwestern secondary students participated at the Skills Ontario competition this week in Toronto. They competed in a variety of technical competitions against over 2300 students from across Ontario. Congratulations to the following students:
– Larissa Baker, Photography
– Erin Edwards , Graphic Design
– Eden LaLonde, Welding
– Andrew McDougall, Architectural Design
– Aaron McNeil, Coding
– Mallory Mohr, Hairstyling
– Hannah Patrick, Culinary Arts
– Sierra Pletsch, Aesthetics
– Zach Preiss, Welding
– Kurt Ropp, Precision Machining
– Declan Satchell, Cabinetmaking
– Tyler Sauve, Coding
– David Steckly, Auto Service Technician
And special recognition to Ethan Hopper who won bronze in the Mechanical CAD competition and Nick Bohner who won gold in the Entrepreneurship Skills competition. A special thanks, from the competitors, to Ms. Riddell, Mr. Finkelstein, Mr. Edwards, and Mr. Collings for the amazing trip.
Also, check out the story in the Beacon Herald.
For complete results check the Skills Ontario website: