Grande Prairie, AB – Peace Wapiti Public School Division (PWPSD) congratulates all participants in the Regional Skills Canada Competition (RSCC) held on April 26 in Fairview, AB, and is pleased to announce that nine students received medals at the event – five gold, two silver, and two bronze. Gold and silver medalists* from the RSCC will advance to the Provincial Skills Canada Competition (PSCC) on May 8-9, 2019 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. A list of medalists is included below.
|Automobile Technology||David Romanuik||11||Sexsmith Secondary School||Gold*|
|Cabinet Making||Blake Souther||12||Beaverlodge Regional High School||Gold*|
|Carpentry||Chase Boivin ||11||Peace Wapiti Academy||Gold*|
|Carpentry||Noah Palfy||10||Sexsmith Secondary School||Bronze|
|Hair Styling Junior||Ally Fehr||10||Sexsmith Secondary School||Silver*|
|Hair Styling Intermediate||Emma Finlayson||11||Sexsmith Secondary School||Gold*|
|Hair Styling Intermediate||Jessica Tobin||11||Peace Wapiti Academy||Silver*|
|Hair Styling Intermediate||Erika Beck||11||Sexsmith Secondary School||Bronze|
|IT Network Systems||Fox Imler||12||Sexsmith Secondary School||Gold*|
In addition to the five gold and two silver RSCC medalists who will advance to the PSCC event, the following five additional students from Sexsmith Secondary School pre-qualified to compete at the PSCC, bypassing the regional level of competition:
- Car Painting: Mathew Gillis, Grade 12
- IT Network Systems: Sam Raskauskas, Grade 12
- Photography: Emma Herbison, Grade 11
- Robotics Team: Jack Muggaberg, Grade 11 and Fraser Rycroft, Grade 9
Gold medalists from the PSCC event will form Team Alberta and compete at the Skills Canada National Competition in Halifax, NS on May 27-30, 2019. PSCC results will be published as soon as they become available. For more information, visit http://www.skillsalberta.com.
Photo Caption: (Clockwise from bottom left) Sexsmith Secondary students Ally Fehr, David Romanuik and Emma Finlayson are among a group of twelve PWPSD students who will advance to the Provincial Skills Canada Competition on May 8-9, 2019 in Edmonton.