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News: Friday, April 20th, 2018

Abbotsford students medal at Skills BC

Five students from the Abbotsford School District will be travelling to Edmonton, Alberta on June 4th to compete in the National Skills Canada Competition, after achieving gold medals in the Provincial Skills Competitions held Wednesday (April 18th) at the Tradex in Abbotsford.

More than 600 competitors in 58 competition areas competed in diverse skill fields, such as: aerospace, automotive, 3D Animation, baking, welding, robotics — and much more! The Abbotsford School District had 12 Secondary and 3 Middle School students compete at the provincial event this year.

Gold Medalists

  • Abbotsford Senior Secondary - Sonia Khurana & Jaskiran Chauhan - TV/Video Production
  • Abbotsford Senior Secondary - Gibi Saini, Manroop Singh & Shawn Kharud - Junior Skills - Gearbots

Silver Medalists

  • Abbotsford Senior Secondary - Nathan Ellis, Brendan Rauch & Sahil Dhillon – Junior Skills - Gearbots
  • Chief Dan George Middle - Natalie Neufeld, Katie Wiebe, Nyah Hilz & Melissa Thomas - Junior Skills - Spaghetti Bridge
  • Robert Bateman Secondary - Hayden Fast & Bailey Cryer - 3D Computer Animation
  • WJ Mouat Secondary - Kurtis Stevenson - Architectural CAD

Bronze Medalists

  • ASIA Sumas Mountain - Arianna Guenette - Architectural CAD
  • WJ Mouat Secondary - Isaac Moorhouse - Carpentry
  • WJ Mouat Secondary - Mat LeClair - Electrical Wiring
  • WJ Mouat Secondary - Rheis Setter & Kobe Lightfoot - TV/Video Production 

Congratulations to all of our #AbbySchools medalist and competitors!

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