Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Two medals are won by Sheridan students at the Skills Ontario competition

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Sheridan understudies brought back home two decorations at the end function of the Abilities Ontario Contest, held recently.

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The Skills Ontario Competition, which takes place at the Toronto Congress Centre from May 1 to 3, promotes skilled trades and technologies as viable first-choice career options for Ontario youth. The annual event attracts 20,000 people over three days, including 2,000 college students competing in 68 categories. 19 Sheridan students qualified for the competition this year.

In the Photography class, third-year Unhitched male of Photography understudy Drew Bertoia (imagined, left) procured a silver decoration. She will proceed to the national Skills Canada competition, which will be held in Winnipeg at the end of the month.

Photography teacher Rafael Goldchain worked with Bertoia ahead of the pack up to contest and was close by for its length.

“We are pleased with Drew for her heavenly presentation at Abilities Ontario,” he said. ” Drew is an outstanding participant in the program, and I would like to express my gratitude to her for her enthusiasm and dedication to representing Sheridan. We anticipate seeing Drew succeed in her last year at Sheridan and in her future expert profession.”

“My involvement in Abilities Ontario was staggering,” added Bertoia. ” In the skilled trades, I met so many new people who were extremely talented. I am grateful to have been a part of this rare opportunity.

Marcus Peralta (right) won a bronze medal in the Architectural Technology and Design category. Grazia Aquino, a teacher in the Building Innovation program at Sheridan, filled in as his guide in the weeks paving the way to the opposition.

“I stretch out my sincere appreciation to Marcus for his responsibility and commitments to his examinations where he has been a superb understudy,” Aquino said. ” His accomplishments are evidence of his dedication and perseverance. We at Sheridan are enormously glad for him.”

Peralta added, “Time management, drawing accuracy, and overall design were major challenges in Ontario Skills.” It was amazing to take third place, and I would not have been able to do it without the help of my fellow competitors at Sheridan and the staff at Sheridan.

Somewhere else at the opposition, Sheridan showed different undertakings at its exhibitor corner, including an Electrical Trainor, a CNC Circuit Processing Machine and a course worked by a hand wrench. Participation in the construction of a 3D-printed house or the distribution of chocolate squares by a robotic arm were options for attendees.

The Abilities Ontario passing judgment on council granted Sheridan with runner up in its Enormous Stall classification.

Lindsay Engel, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Science and Technology, was pleased to see the participation of students in the exhibitor booth and Sheridan’s accomplishments in the competition.

“A large number of years, Sheridan keeps on representing development, imagination and understudy progress in abilities improvement,” she said. ” The faculty, staff, and students who worked tirelessly to prepare for this competition deserve my greatest admiration.

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