Saints medal at the Provincial Skills Competition
Sacred Heart High School went to Prince Albert on April 10-11th to compete at the 16th annual Provincial Skills Competition. Students competed at the SIAST Woodland Campus, St. Mary’s High School, Carlton High School and Prince Albert Collegiate Institute. Students had the opportunity to compete in various trade and technology areas against other students in High School. For some students the competition allows them the opportunity to see post-secondary options and allows them to learn more within there chosen area. Other students had the privilege to showcase the talents that they have learnt at Sacred Heart High School. Competing from Sacred Heart included: Raya Tolentino for 3D Animation, Brett Skaluba for Graphic Design, Kris Pidperyhora and Chelsey Yesnik for Mechanical CADD, Montana Balysky for Public Speaking, Robotics team #1-Noah Jendrasheske, Austin Walkington and Dylan Lemcke, Robotics team #2-Evan LaJambe, Nicholas Kerr and Daniel McCoshen, TV Video Production was Jacob Link and Mat Martsinkiw as a team, and for Welding was Jared Buzinski.
Sacred Heart took 14 competitors in 7 competition areas and brought home 5 medals. Montana won the Bronze medal for Public Speaking, Kris Pidperyhora took the Bronze in Mechanical CADD, TV Video Production team who consisted of Jacob Link and Mat Martsinkiw won the Silver medal, and Raya Tolentino won the Gold medal in 3D Animation. Raya now advances to the National Skills Competition which will be held on June 4-7 in Toronto and he will be accompanied by Hanna Hansen to form a team to compete. Hanna was unable to attend the provincial competition as she was already competing at the Regional Drama Festival.
“I would like to congratulate the entire Saints Skills Team for all the time they put in preparing for the competition. I would like to thank Apperley Electric who once again sponsored our Robotics team this year” says coordinator Curtis Moen.