SUDBURY ― Six Cambrian College students have demonstrated that they are among the best in their respective fields, earning two gold, one silver, and one bronze medal at the Skills Ontario Competition, held in Toronto from May 1-3.
This year, 18 talented students represented Cambrian, and six students delivered exceptional results, earning four medals in three of the post-secondary categories.
The medal winners and their respective categories are as follows:
|Student(s) and Program||Medal||Skills Ontario Competition Category|
|Scott Sirkka and William Cook,
|Gold||Powerline Technician (team of two)|
|Maxime Marineau, Electrical Engineering||Gold||Automation and Control|
|Brigitte Vachon, Graphic Design||Silver||Graphic Design – Studio Production|
|Cory Fair and Mark McLelland,
|Bronze||Powerline Technician (team of two)|
Gold medal winner Maxime Marineau has qualified to join Team Ontario and will be able to compete at the Skills Canada competition in Winnipeg, which takes place from May 31 to June 3. Cambrian is proud of each of its student competitors, and the College would like to recognize its faculty coaches and mentors who support students in their preparation. Since 2005, Cambrian College students have earned 41 provincial and 9 national medals in provincial and national skills competitions; a number that speaks to the high calibre teaching and learning experience offered across a variety of programs.
The Skills Ontario competition is the largest skilled trade and technology competition in Canada, offering students the chance to advance to national and international levels of competition. In addition to the competition, the event offers competitors and visitors access to the Career Exploration showcase, where more than 70 businesses, colleges, apprenticeship programs, trade unions, and government agencies offer information and interactive activities to help young people learn about options in the skilled trades, engineering, and technology.
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