June 24, 2003 -
Students from the Sudbury Catholic District School Board travelled to Kitchener-Waterloo to represent the Board in the Skills Canada National Competition recently. The event is designed to give students from across Canada the opportunity to represent their provinces in an annual competition which celebrates trades and technology. Over 40 contests were held at the Canadian Skills competition involving some 400 students from both the secondary and post-secondary apprenticeship programs. Representing the SCDSB Team are (L-R); Mr. Lynden Baxter, Matt Rocca, Andrew Kostvik, Amy Richard, Tabitha Higgins, and Ms. Allison Simpson. (Missing from the photo is Chris Gunville).|
Mat Rocca and Andrew Kostvik from St. Benedict Catholic Secondary competed in the Web Page Design competition while Amy Richard and Tabitha Higgins, also from St. Benedict competed in TV-Video production.. Chris Gunville from St. Charles College won a Bronze Medal in the Prepared speech competition. The Canadian Skills Competition is the first stage of building Team Canada for the World Skills Competition which is hosted every two years.