Northwest Lower Mainland Regional Skills Canada Competition 2016

Congratulations to all the participants in the Northwest Lower Mainland Regional Skills Canada competitions held last Friday at Eric Hamber. Hamber hosted over 50 students from across the district.

Hamber hosted four Worldskills 2017 qualifying competitions in Baking, Cooking, Fashion Technology and Graphics Design.

In Baking – Clarissa R. was GOLDEN – producing perfect cream puffs and other delectable baked goods

In Cooking – Catherine W. edged out her fellow Hamber competitors and Ace It students from across the district in a tight race and gained a Bronze medal

In Fashion Technology – Karen C. won Bronze, Yoyo T. won Silver and Kimberly B. WON GOLD achieving 96% – setting a new record of achievement in Fashion Technology since Hamber students have been participating in this event at the regional, provincial and national levels in the last 20 years.

The GOLD medal winners will advance to the Provincial Skills Competitions 2016 on April 13, 2016 at the Tradex, in Abbotsford. The Provincial Gold medal winners will then be advancing to the Nationals in Moncton, NB in June.

Thank you to all the hard work and time the competitors put in to achieve their personal best.

Ms. N. Ho

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