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Twelve PWPSD students off to Provincial Skills Canada Competition

May 01, 2019

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.

RSCC Medalists:

CategoryNameGradeSchoolMedal
Automobile TechnologyDavid Romanuik11Sexsmith Secondary SchoolGold*
Cabinet MakingBlake Souther12Beaverlodge Regional High SchoolGold*
CarpentryChase Boivin      11Peace Wapiti AcademyGold*
CarpentryNoah Palfy10Sexsmith Secondary SchoolBronze
Hair Styling JuniorAlly Fehr10Sexsmith Secondary SchoolSilver*
Hair Styling IntermediateEmma Finlayson11Sexsmith Secondary SchoolGold*
Hair Styling IntermediateJessica Tobin11Peace Wapiti AcademySilver*
Hair Styling IntermediateErika Beck11Sexsmith Secondary SchoolBronze
IT Network SystemsFox Imler12Sexsmith Secondary SchoolGold*

 

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.

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