Abbotsford Students Excel At Regional Skills Competitions

Submitted. Abbotsford School District students had a successful day at Thursday’s (March 6) Upper Fraser Valley Regional Skills Competitions. Out of 24 medals awarded in eight competitions, Abbotsford students collected 14 of them. This included five gold; those five students will now advance to compete in the Provincial Skills Contest to be held at Tradex in Abbotsford on April 9th.

In all, 10 schools from the Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Langley, Mission and Fraser-Cascade school districts were represented at the event, held at UFV’s Trades and Technology Centre in Chilliwack. As well, over 1,200 middle school students from 17 schools attended a ‘Discover Trades’ day during the competitions.

Complete Results:

Architectural CAD

Gold: Liam Gillies, Sardis Secondary

Silver: Santiago Paredes-Mayorga, Robert Bateman Secondary

Bronze: Jaimie Stroomer, Sardis Secondary

Automotive Service:

Gold: Jordan Boyes, Robert Bateman Secondary

Silver: Chris Strauss, Yale Secondary

Bronze: Tanner Attfield, Robert Bateman Secondary


Gold: Karaline Heibner, Sardis Secondary

Silver: Chad Mabberly, Sardis Secondary

Bronze: Jordan Balzer, Sardis Secondary


Gold: Alvin Bergen, WJ Mouat Secondary

Silver: Kyle Hewison, Rick Hansen Secondary

Bronze: Cooper McCarthy, Yale Secondary

Culinary Arts:

Gold: Josephine Wold, Robert Bateman Secondary

Silver: Jessica Fuchs, Yale Secondary

Bronze: Kelly Barber, Sardis Secondary

Electrical Wiring:

Gold: Travis Klassen, WJ Mouat Secondary

Silver: Jacob Dececco, Yale Secondary

Bronze: Justin Birchfield, Robert Bateman Secondary

Mechanical CAD:

Gold: Fergus Dalton, Sardis Secondary

Silver: Simon Park, Sardis Secondary

Bronze: Ransom Smith, Sardis Secondary


Gold: Dawson Procee, Abbotsford Sr. Secondary

Silver: Brad Peter, Chilliwack Secondary

Bronze: Brandon Wiebe, Yale Secondary

2D and 3D Animation Contests: (postponed: date t.b.a.)

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