Camosun students shine at Skills Canada provincial competition
Release Date: April 25, 2018
Students from around British Columbia competed in an “Olympic” style trades and technology competition in Abbotsford on Wednesday, April 18. Half of the Camosun College competitors earned medals in the South Island category.
|Car Painting (Sec)||Victoria High School||Anthony Harrington||Gold|
|Carpentry (Post-Sec)||Camosun College||Brendan McDowell||Silver|
|Public Speaking (Sec)||Frances Kelsey Secondary||(Mackenzie) Taylor Walters||Gold|
|Robotics (Sec)||Edward Milne Community School||Justin Tomlinson, Sonny Van Netten, Valery Mancilla, Sam Gu||Bronze|
|Sheet Metal Work (Post-Sec)||Camosun College||Dean Gustin||Gold|
|Sprinkler System (Post-Sec)||Camosun College||Brad Cuthbert||Bronze|
|Steamfitting (Post-Sec)||Camosun College||Ben Leech||Silver|
In early June, Sheet Metal Work gold medalist Dean Gustin will travel to Edmonton June 4-5 for the Skills Canada National Competitions and compete for a spot on Team Canada. If he’s successful, he will be part of the team at World Skills in Kazan, Russia in August 2019.
Congratulations to all the South Island students, teachers, and coaches who participated in this year’s provincial event!
About Skills Canada BC
Since 1994 Skills Canada British Columbia has operated as a provincial not for profit/charitable organization, working with industry, educators, government and labour to promote rewarding and in-demand skilled trade and technology careers to B.C.’s youth. Widely recognized for its annual 14 Olympic–style competitions hosted in communities throughout BC, Skills BC has provided tens of thousands of students with opportunities to explore skilled trades and technology careers for over 20 years.
(Photo courtesy of Skills Canada BC)
Last updated: April 25, 2018 1:41 pm