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Students awarded medals at local skills competition

March 7, 2017—Secondary school students demonstrated their abilities in the trades at a local skills competition.

Congratulations to students who achieved success and represented their schools and HPEDSB with pride! See below for photos.

• Tarryn Horvat, Moira Secondary School, Silver Medal

Individual Carpentry
• Logan Triemstra, Bayside Secondary School, Gold Medal
• Kurtis Wright, Bayside Secondary School, Silver Medal
• Michael Terpstra, Bayside Secondary School, Bronze Medal

Team Carpentry (2 person)
• Wyatt Craig and Dawson Craig, Bayside Secondary School, Silver Medal
• Kieran Metcalf and Scott Thompson, Bayside Secondary School, Bronze Medal

• Brooke Mackins, Trenton High School, Gold Medal
• Max Leslie, Trenton High School, Silver Medal
• Autumn Stephenson, Trenton High School, Bronze Medal

• Alexis Porter, Bayside Secondary School, Bronze Medal

Precision Machining
• Jessica Courneyea, Bayside Secondary School, Gold Medal

• Justin Walmsley, Bayside Secondary School, Gold Medal
• Laurence Roy, Bayside Secondary School, Silver Medal
• Robert Bentley, Centennial Secondary School, Bronze Medal

At the Skills Competition, hosted in partnership with Loyalist College, local sponsors and community partners, students demonstrated their skills and knowledge in 11 competitions to compete for medals, prizes and scholarships.

Competitions included the following:

  • Architectural Technology and Design
  • Automotive
  • Baking
  • Character Animation
  • Electrical
  • Esthetics
  • Individual Carpentry
  • Photography
  • Precision Machining
  • Two-person Carpentry
  • Welding

Three more competitions will take place on April 1 at St. Lawrence College in Kingston. The team going to the May 1, 2017 provincial competition will then be selected.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354,