Over 700 students from across Alberta participated in 46 different trade and technology events at the 2018 Provincial Skills Canada Competition.
Taking place at the Edmonton EXPO Centre from May 31-June 1, in this year’s competition ran the gamut from Aerospace Technology and Baking to Hairstyling and Welding.
For our readers, the emphasis was on the Autobody Repair and Car Painting categories. In the Secondary Autobody Repair competition, the medalists were Matteo Medoro (gold), Jerell Tiri (silver) and Dante Gresik (bronze), all of St. Joseph’s High School, Edmonton.
In the Post Secondary Autobody Repair competition, the medalists were Cody Collison (gold) and Muhammad Afzal (silver), both from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT).
In the Secondary Automobile Technology competition, the medalists were Jonathan Verheul (gold) of Barrhead Composite High School, Kale Ward (silver) of Delburne Centralized School and Nick Skanderup (bronze) of Brooks Composite High School.
In the Post Secondary Automobile Technology competition, the medalists were Dylan Rollheiser (gold) of Lakeland College, Nolan Shortt (silver) of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), and Derek Haggart (bronze) of Lakeland College.
In the Secondary Car Painting competition, the medalists were Emma Lawes (gold), of St. Joseph’s High School, Edmonton, Tyler Gerling (silver) of St. Joseph’s High School, Edmonton and Tyya Porter (bronze) of CT Centre.
In the Post Secondary Car Painting competition, the medalists were Brendan Deschover (gold), Dawson Horyn (silver) and Morgan Bowbell (bronze), all of NAIT.
All of the gold medalists from the two-day event had the opportunity to join Team Alberta, which participated at the Skills Canada National Competition in early June.