BC Colleges Students Shine at Skills Canada Provincial Competition

Students from around British Columbia competed in an “Olympic” style trades and technology competition in Abbotsford on Wednesday, April 18.

Vancouver Community College

  • Jason Sherle - Gold Medal, Automotive Collision Repair
  • Leah Patitucci - Gold Medal, Culinary Arts
  • Alesha Johal - Gold Medal, Aesthetics
  • Clarissa Roque - Gold Medal, Baking
  • Audrey Telek - Silver Medal, Aesthetics
  • Kayla Wenzek - Silver Medal, Baking
  • Angela Wu - Bronze Medal, Baking
  • Tanya Gatus - Bronze Medal, Hairdressing 

Okanagan College

  • Conner McLaren - Gold Medal, Automotive Service
  • Lucas Pfob - Gold Medal, Carpentry
  • Bradley Vanlerberg - Gold Medal, Aerospace Technology
  • Levi Nicholas - Silver Medal, Aerospace Technology
  • Kian Banner - Silver Medal, Heavy Equipment Service
  • Siobhan Detkavich - Bronze Medal, Culinary Arts
  • Frank van Zandwijk - Bronze Medal, IT - Network Service Administration
  • Adam Sohnchen - Bronze Medal, Refrigeration

Camosun College

  • Dean Gustin - Gold Medal, Sheet Metal Work
  • Ben Leech - Silver Medal, Steamfitting
  • Brendan McDowell - Silver Medal, Carpentry
  • Brad Cuthbert - Bronze Medal, Sprinkler System

Northern Lights College

  • David Beifort - Gold Medal, Electrical Wiring 
  • Yoshan Lavoie - Bronze Medal, Aerospace Technology

In early June, our gold medalists will travel to Edmonton June 4-5 for the Skills Canada National Competitions and to compete for a spot on Team Canada. If successful, they will be part of the team at World Skills in Kazan, Russia in August 2019.

Congratulations to all the students, teachers, and coaches who participated in this year’s provincial event!