EDMONTON, ALTA. – Melissa Battiste’s cabinetmaking artistry was recognized with a silver medal during the 24th annual Skills Canada National Competition this month.
Battiste is a student at College of the North Atlantic’s (CNA) Port aux Basques campus.
The competition, held in Edmonton, Alta. from June 3-6, saw over 550 competitors from across the country compete in the more than 40 competition areas.
Twenty of the 46 Team Newfoundland and Labrador competitors were from CNA.
Here’s a full list of the 12 medal winners from Newfoundland and Labrador:
* Anthony Leonard - Gold Medal and Best in Region Award - IT Networking (Post-Secondary - College of the North Atlantic Prince Philip Drive Campus)
* Chelsie Cake and Breanna Tilley – Gold Medal – 2D Computer Animation (Secondary - Queen Elizabeth Regional High School)
* Keagan Dalley and Hayley Martin – Gold Medal – 3D Computer Animation (Secondary - Holy Spirit High School and Carbonear Collegiate)
* Matthew Buckingham-Bishop – Silver Medal – IT Networking (Secondary - Queen Elizabeth Regional High School)
* Melissa Battiste – Silver Medal – Cabinetmaking (Post-Secondary - College of the North Atlantic Port Aux Basques Campus)
* Caitlyn Coles – Silver Medal – Job Search (Secondary - Holy Spirit High School)
* Alex Green – Silver Medal – Photography (Post-Secondary - Memorial University)
* Lindsay Oliver– Bronze Medal – Sprinkler Systems (Post-Secondary - UA Local 740 Training Centre)
* Glenda Guest – Bronze Medal – Architectural Technology and Design (Post Secondary - College of the North Atlantic Ridge Road)
* Stephen Kettle – Bronze Medal – Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Post-Secondary - College of the North Atlantic Ridge Road Campus)
* Laura Keefe – Bronze Medal – Job Skill Demonstration (Secondary - Ascension Collegiate)
* Tyler Hiscock – Bronze Medal – Public Speaking (Secondary - Bishop White School)