St. Clair Students Advancing To National Competition

Friday May 30th, 2014

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Five students from St. Clair College have advanced to the Skills Canada national competition after winning gold at the Ontario competition in Waterloo earlier this month.

The winning students are Scott Slater for Mechanical CADD, Zac Hertel & Shaun St Pierre for Landscape Horticulture, Sydney Taylor for Graphic Design and Mandy Duguay for Hairdressing Apprentice.

“This has been an outstanding year for St. Clair College students in this exciting competition,” says Waseem Habash, Associate VP Academic. “There is a tremendous amount of work that goes into preparing students to compete. Our faculty coaches have done an outstanding job of helping students achieve their best.”

In total, St Clair College students brought home 17 medals including Graphic Design student Ryan Frith, who won the medal design contest.

Taking home silver are Dylan Ashton for Graphic Design, Kevin VanderVloet for Mechanical CADD, Devin Pavao for Web Site Development, Nico Verrelli for IT Network Support and Robert Parnell for Restaurant Services.

Bronze Medal winners were Noah Vezina & Jeremy Allossery for Mechatronics, Simon Van Raay & Mark Hecnar for Landscape Horticulture, Jaclyn Iversen for Hairdressing and Derrick McBounds for Restaurant Services.

As a result of the outstanding achievements of the students, the college received the College of Distinction award for the highest overall points in the competition.

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