On the podium was a favourite spot for Team Sudbury at the Skills Ontario competition in Toronto.

Students from Cambrian College, the Rainbow District School Board, and Sudbury Catholic Schools combined to win four gold, two silver, and four bronze medals at the competition this week.
Cambrian sent a compliment of 24 students to Skills Ontario, with an additional 28 team members from Rainbow Schools and 5 students joining from Sudbury Catholic Schools to round out Team Sudbury.

Skills Ontario is Canada’s largest skilled trades and technology competition and offers a unique opportunity for top students to demonstrate that they are the best in their fields for skilled trades.

Here is a summary of the medal count for Team Sudbury.

Gold – 4 medals

Cambrian College

Automation and Control – Daniel McGrath

Metal Fabricator (Fitter) – Bredy Wicks – the first time this category has been included at Skills Ontario.


Sudbury Catholic District School Board

Carpentry – Team – Cameron Howe and Carter Poirer


Rainbow District School Board

Prepared Speech – Kayleigh Jeanveau


Silver – 2 medals

Rainbow District School Board

Cabinetmaking – Caleb Smith

Horticulture and Landscape – Team – Colin Therrien and Anton Niemi Fielding


Bronze – 4 medals

Cambrian College

Heating Systems Technician – Kevin Salemink

Heavy Equipment Service – Benjamin Autio

IT Network Systems Administration – Ryan Hellsten

Powerline Technician – Team – Brett Johnson and Benjamin Wood