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PWPSD students ready for Northwest Regional Skills Canada Competition

April 23, 2019

Grande Prairie, AB – This weekend, 28 students from Peace Wapiti Public School Division (PWPSD) will face off against others in the region at the annual Northwest Regional Skills Canada Competition (RSCC) on April 26, 2019 in Fairview. Skills Canada competitions feature the talents of Alberta's trade and technology students, in the areas of Automobile Technology, Baking, Cabinet Making, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Fashion Technology, Graphic Design, Junior and Intermediate Hairstyling, IT Network Systems, Outdoor Power and Recreation Equipment, Photography, Robotics, Video Production, Welding, and Workplace Safety. RSCC results will be published as soon as they become available.

Two competitors from Beaverlodge Regional High School:

Ryan Collett10
Blake Souther12


Nine competitors from Peace Wapiti Academy:

CarpentryChase Boivin      11 
Junior HairstylingShaniele McDonald10             
Junior HairstylingDemitra Sache11
Outdoor Power and Recreation EquipmentLevi Budd               10 
Outdoor Power and Recreation EquipmentZach Bowen    11             
RoboticsRand Teigland    10             
RoboticsJacob Umble      10             
RoboticsSam Hatch           11
RoboticsSam Street          11


Seventeen competitors from Sexsmith Secondary School:

Automobile TechnologyDavid Romanuik11
Cabinet MakingBryce Bogdanek9
Cabinet MakingShane Thiessen11
Cabinet MakingLanden Badger11
CarpentryNoah Palfy10
CarpentryLiam Palfy10
Car Painting – Provincials on May 8Mathew Gillis*12
Hair Styling JuniorAlly Fehr10
Hair Styling JuniorCaidence Klymchuk9
Hair Styling Intermediate
Erika Beck11
Hair Styling Intermediate
Emma Finlayson11
IT Network Systems Fox Imler12
IT Network Systems – Provincials on May 8Sam Raskauskas*12
Photography Raelyne Shipowick11
Photography – Provincials on May 8Emma Herbison*11
RoboticsJack Muggaberg11
RoboticsFraser Rycroft9

*Students who have already qualified for the Provincial level of competition will not compete at the RSCC event.

Qualifying RSCC medalists will earn a place at the 27th Provincial Skills Canada Competition (PSCC) on May 8-9, 2019 at the Edmonton EXPO Centre. 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. For more information, visit http://www.skillsalberta.com.

Image: Skills Canada Alberta logo.