Canadore College Students Medalists in Provincial Skills Competition
May 14, 2019 | Canadore College
(NORTH BAY, ONT.) – Last week, students Jay Brocke and Conor Tierney from Canadore College brought home medals from the Skills Ontario Competition.
Brocke, a second-year aircraft maintenance student from Seguin, Ont. took home silver from the aircraft maintenance postsecondary contest and Tierney, a first-year machinist student from Prescott, Ont. returned from the machining postsecondary competition with bronze. Tierney has also been notified by the competition organizers that he will be receiving a monetary prize and employment offer in the coming weeks.
This year’s Skills Ontario Competition took place at the Toronto Congress Centre on May 6-8. Read more about the competition: Canadore College Students to Test Skills at Provincial Competition (April 30)
Canadore College trains people through applied learning, leadership and innovation. It provides access to over 75 full-time quality programs and has outstanding faculty and provides success services to students from nearly 400 Canadian communities and 15 international countries. The College and its students add nearly $244 million to Nipissing Parry Sound Service Area economy. Approximately 1,000 students graduate from Canadore each year, and they join 45,000 alumni working across the globe. Canadore receives less than 50 per cent of its traditional funding from the provincial Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and relies on its own innovation and entrepreneurial endeavors and generous donors for the balance.
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