School Spotlight

HPEDSB students excel at the skilled trades competition

March 4, 2019—Winners of the 2019 Loyalist College Skills Competition were announced following the event on February 26, 2019.

Students participated as individuals or teams competitions for Architectural Technology & Design, Automotive, Baking, Electrical, Esthetics, Individual Carpentry, Mechanical CAD, Photography, Precision Machining, Two-Person Carpentry and Welding.

Congratulations to HPEDSB competition winners


1st: Drake Peirson, Trenton High School

3rd: Nate Aagesen, Bayside Secondary School


1st: Emily Palmateer, Trenton High School

2nd: Jessica Howard, Trenton High School

3rd: Brianna Brinklow, Trenton High School

Individual Carpentry

1st: Kyle Genereaux, Bayside Secondary School

3rd: Andrew Graham, Bayside Secondary School


2nd: Jacob Radocsay, Bayside Secondary School

Precision Machining

1st: Dylan York, Bayside Secondary School

2nd: Kaleb Butler, Bayside Secondary School

3rd: Keegan Sponagle, Bayside Secondary School


1st: Nolan Porter, Bayside Secondary School

3rd: Cody Johnson, Bayside Secondary School

A total of $22,000 in tuition bursaries were presented to the top secondary school competitors who placed 1st ($1,000), 2nd ($600) and 3rd ($400) in their skill category. The bursaries will be applied as a credit toward tuition fees when recipients register between September 2019 and September 2021 in a full-time program at Loyalist College.

The Centre for Workforce Development, Quinte Home Builders’ Association and BluEarth Renewables also contributed prizes for the competition’s first ever Elementary Challenges in Green Energy, Technology and Construction.

group photo
Congratulations to students from Bayside Secondary School who won the Precision Metal competition: Dylan in Gold, Caleb in Silver and Keegan in Bronze.

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Congratulations to students from Trenton High School who won the Esthetics competition:  Emily in Gold, Jessica in Silver and Brianna in Bronze.

adding to the roof
Grade 8 students from Centennial Secondary School add to the roof of their project.

icing the cake photo
Hunter from Trenton High School puts icing on the cake he baked.

2-person carpentry photo
Liam and Luke from Centre Hastings Secondary School demonstrate teamwork in the 2-Person  Carpentry competition.

manicure photo
Such concentration from a Trenton High School student in the manicure portion of the Esthetics Skills competition.

making a fruit launcher out of wood
Ready. Set. Launch! Grade 8 students from Centennial Secondary School and Queen Elizabeth School test their fruit launchers.

automotive photo
Colby from Centennial Secondary School works on an engine in the Automotive Skills competition.

welding photo
A Bayside Secondary School student competes in Welding.

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A Bayside Secondary School student competes in Precision Machining.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 62354, [email protected]

Last updated: March 5, 2019 at 8:20 am
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