On Wednesday, April 5, top-performing students from across British Columbia put their trades skills to the test at the 23rd annual Skills Canada BC provincial competition.
Competing in areas ranging from automotive collision repair to hairdressing to culinary arts, VCC students impressed the judges as well as the crowds at the Fraser Valley Trade and Exhibition Centre (TRADEX) in Abbotsford. Gold medal winners will represent BC at the Skills Canada national competition in Winnipeg, MB May 31 - June 3.
Congratulations to all the winners, as well as the ACE-IT medalists from VCC-affiliated high schools.
Silver - Dan Parisi, VCC
Gold - Angela Wu, VCC
Silver - Ray Anthony Caberoy, VCC
Gold - Shoshawna Patel, New Westminster Secondary (ACE-IT)
Silver - Clarissa Roque, Eric Hamber Secondary (ACE-IT)
Bronze - Anurada Amarasekera, Fraser Heights Secondary (ACE-IT)
Silver - Leah Patitucci, VCC
Safety - Jade Sarmiento, VCC
Silver - Rayven Abbott-Hilliard, Samuel Robertson Technical Secondary (ACE-IT)
Bronze - Elham Safaei Chalaksaraei, VCC
Gold - Kai Khuan Teoh, VCC
Gold - Courtney Edwards, Samuel Robertson Technical (ACE-IT)
Update: our Skills Canada BC 2017 photo gallery is now online!