Congratulations to Abbotsford School District students competing in the Provincial Skills Contest!
In total SD 34 students brought home 8 provincial medals in the following categories:
2D Animation, Robert Bateman Secondary, Ryan Kostuk and Elijah Baluyan, Teacher: Byron Kask
Hair Stylist, Abbotsford Collegiate, Charlene Wight, Instructor: Nadia Moore
Jr. Skills Gear Bots, Yale, Odin Hong and Trenton Smalbrugge, Teacher: Dereck Dirom
Carpentry, Abbotsford Collegiate, Shaun TeBrinke, Instructor: UFV – Barry Penner
Automotive Service Tech, Abbotsford Collegiate, Danielle Nergaard, Instructor: UFV – Jim Watts
Electrical, Yale, Doug Jarvos, Instructor: UFV – David Riel
Gold Medalists, Danielle Nergaard (Abby Collegiate) and Doug Jarvos (Yale) will be invited to join TEAM BC and go on to represent the District at the National Skills Contest in Edmonton from May 13-16th. Should they win Gold at Nationals …… they would go on to the World Skills Contest in Germany in 2013.
Again, congratulations to students and their instructors and to all who have supported them along the way!