Conestoga news

May 9, 2014 10:28 AM

Students excel at 2014 Ontario Skills

With a total of 18 medals across a variety of categories, Conestoga students achieved outstanding success as they demonstrated their skills and knowledge at the 2014 Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) held from May 5 - 7 at RIM Park in Waterloo.

OTSC is Canada's largest skilled trades competition, providing a showcase for the best and brightest technical students in Ontario from secondary schools, colleges and apprenticeship training programs. This year's competition featured more than 1,900 competitors in over 60 contest categories.

Congratulations to Conestoga's medal recipients:

Gold Medals:
Josiah Budd, Cabinetmaking
Codi Forrest, IT - Office Software Applications
Travis Gagnon, Truck and Coach Mechanic
Stephen Greydanus, Carpentry - Individual
Chase Langford, Electronics
Jonah Lewis, Architectural Technology and Design
Justin Norris, Website Development
Jonathan Sosnowski, Refrigeration
Cassandra Tran, Restaurant Service

Silver Medals:
Nick Alexander, Precision Machining
Matthew Buckrell, Heavy Equipment
Darrin Crouse, Brick Masonry
Jordan Totzke, Auto Service Technology
Jonathan Zorn, Cabinetmaking

Bronze Medals:
Doug Hatton, Auto Service Technology
Brandon Kivimaki, Architectural Technology and Design
Benjamin Lorantfy, Website Development
Jesse Lotte, Welding

Gold medal winners will move on to the national Skills Canada competition to be held at the International Centre in Toronto from June 4 to June 7.

For more information, visit Skills Canada-Ontario.