Conestoga news

May 9, 2015 2:45 AM

Ontario Skills 2015

Thirty-three Conestoga students were among the more than 2,000 competitors at the 2015 Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) held from May 4 - 6 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 event attracted more than 20,000 spectators to watch students compete in 67 contest categories.

Congratulations to Conestoga's medal recipients:

Gold medals:

Christina Loder - IT Office Software Application

Ben Lorantfy - Website Development

Paul Parsons - Truck and Coach Mechanic

Cassandra Tran - Restaurant Service

Silver medals:

Lyndon Brubacher - Brick Masonry

Zachary Goetz - IT Software Application

Jonah Lewis - Architectural Technology and Design

Galen McCue - Carpentry (Individual)

Tyler Schlichter - Computer Aided Manufacturing

Tarek Rahim - Electronics

Bronze medals:

Justin Kelly - Architectural Technology and Design

Jaclyn Shewchuk - Restaurant Service

Dan Size - Welding

Christina Loder and Ben Lorantfy will move on to the Skills Canada National Competition to be held in Saskatoon from May 27 - 30.

During this year’s opening ceremonies, Gail Smyth, executive director for Skills Ontario, announced that the event will move from RIM Park, home to the competition since 2002, to the Toronto Congress Centre in 2017.