Camosun hosts annual Skills Canada competition for South Island high school students
Release Date: March 6, 2018
Camosun’s Interurban campus will be abuzz with activity on Wednesday, March 7 as more than 1,000 local middle and secondary school students converge for a one-day competition event coordinated by the South Island Partnership and Camosun’s School of Trades and Technology.
This three-in-one event will introduce younger students to aspects of trades and technology careers, while the older students showcase their skills in competition for gold, silver and bronze medals.
The regional competition will allow students from Grade 6 to Grade 12 to showcase their talents in the skilled trades and technologies. Students in secondary grades compete in a variety of skills competitions, with those in the lower grades competing in series of Junior Skills Competitions specially designed for their skill levels.
Winners in each competition area are awarded gold, silver or bronze medals, with the majority of those gold medal winners qualifying to compete in the annual Provincial Competition.
For all the activities and competitions, see camosun.ca/skills-canada.
Medals and prizes will be handed out at awards ceremonies at 1pm and 3pm.
Director, South Island Partnership (SIP)
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