Kids with Skills

Staff ~ The Telegram
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The province's Skills Canada team is celebrating after winning the Canadian Skills Competitions in Calgary this week.
Students from the province were called to the podium 10 times to collect medals for skilled trade and technology competitions.
More than 500 high school, post-secondary and apprenticeship students from every province and territory competed in 40 competitions for the honour of being named the best in the country.
The competition is organized by Skills Canada. It profiles technology and trade careers by challenging students with industry level projects.
Service Canada, the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and the provincial Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment were the government sponsors of Newfoundland and Labrador's participation in the event.
Medal winners included students from College of the North Atlantic, Woodfords Training Centre, Queen Elizabeth High School, I. J. Samson Junior High, and Holy Spirit High School.
Along with 10 medals, Andrew Power from Queen Elizabeth was awarded Best of Region Award.
This award goes to the competitor with the highest mark in the Atlantic Region.

Organizations: Skills Canada, Canadian Skills Competitions, Service Canada Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Department of Human Resources

Geographic location: Calgary, Newfoundland and Labrador, Atlantic Region

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