Secondary Regional Technological Skills Challenge
Secondary Regional Technological Skills Challenge
Posted on 03/15/2011

 Friday March 25, 2011

Now in its 8th year, the Secondary Technological Regional Skills Challenge is known as the Olympics of the Trades by Bruce/Grey technology students.   Over 100 students will compete in eight skill areas designed by industry, March 25th

 

SCHOOLS AND EDUCATORS

  • Involvement of 13 area high schools
  • Schools have direct input and contact with industry experts who design and support competitions
  • Industry partners with education to train future tradespersons

 

This exciting event will focus on skilled trades and technology careers and has over 40 sponsors, 23 industry judges, 52 teacher/coaches and 20 volunteers.

 

EVENT LOCATIONS

  • Georgian College – Carpentry (team of 2), Culinary Arts, Precision Machining, Small Powered Equipment and Welding
  • St. Mary’s High School – Electrical Wiring
  • Salon Sisu School of Hair Styling - Hairstyling
  • Tommy Holmes VC Memorial Armoury – Automotive Services

 

BENEFITS:

  • Opportunity to demonstrate pride and support for trades and technology careers
  • Encourages young people to consider the value of a career in the skilled trades
  • Students who achieve top score have the opportunity to advance to Skills Ontario
  • Industry and education partnership

 

 


Contact information:
Jerry Casey
Superintendent of Education
Bruce-Grey Catholic District School Board
799 16th Avenue
Hanover, Ontario  N4N 3A1
(519) 364-5820
Jerry_Casey@bgcdsb.org