Two Carter Students Among Four YCDSB Students to Attend National Competition in Nova Scotia

On Tuesday May 7th, 34 YCDSB students competed in the 30th annual Skills Ontario Trades and Technologies competition. Students had 2 months to prepare with a teacher mentor and competed against other school boards in a variety of competitions such as Robotics, Baking, Culinary, Automotive, Carpentry, TV/Video, Photography, Graphic Design, Fashion, Hairstyling and many more.

For the first time in YCDSB history 4 students won Gold in qualifying events. They are now advancing to the National Competition May 27 & 28 in Halifax, Nova Scotia where they will represent Ontario in their respective areas.
  • Faith Ruetas from St. Theresa of Lisieux- Gold Medal in IT Office Software Solutions. Teacher mentor: Manuel Deocampo
  • Michelle Wu from St. Brother Andre – Gold Medal in Culinary. Teacher Mentor Radford Cook
  • Erica Passacquale from Cardinal Carter  – Gold Medal in Prepared Speech. Teacher mentor Melissa Cagna
  • Nicholas Gesualdo  from Cardinal Carter – Gold Medal in Job Interview. Teacher mentor Natalie Spremulli-Di Donato
Good luck to all students in the National Competition.