Skills event

Three Central Alberta students placed in the top three at the Skills Canada National Competition in Toronto recently.

Three Central Alberta students placed in the top three at the Skills Canada National Competition in Toronto recently. Dustin Sejdl from Ponoka Secondary Campus earned a gold medal in cabinet making. Tyler Hamlet a Red Deer College student from Stettler got a silver medal in steam fitting/pipe fitting. Josiah Pilon of Ponoka Secondary Campus earned a silver medal in carpentry. They were among 61 students from the Skills Alberta team who competed nationally. Each received $500 WorldSkills Legacy scholarships. Gold medal winners at the national level were also eligible for a further $500 scholarship. Students who received the best marks in their field may be eligible to travel to the WorldSkills Team Canada, which will be in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2015.

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