WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 has come to an end, and we could not be more proud of the 9 Albertans who represented our country as part of Team Canada. After a year of dedicated training, each of them took part in 4 days of competition, showcasing their incredible skills and passions.
Team Canada received 1 bronze medal in Mechatronics (awarded to Avery Bird and Theodor Willert from Ontario), and 13 Medallions of Excellence, 7 of which were awarded to Alberta competitors:
|Name||Contest Area||Post-Secondary Institute|
|Aaron Taves||Automobile Technology||NAIT|
|Alexandre Sidorchuk||Aircract Maintenance||SAIT|
|Deanna Reynolds||Industrial Mechanics Millwright||SAIT|
|Ryan Matsuba||Refrigeration & Air Conditioning||NAIT|
|Scott Dombowsky-Oneski||Cabinet Making||SAIT|
|Tanner Tendler||Heavy Vehicle Maintenance||Medicine Hat College|
Congratulations to all of Team Canada on an excellent performance at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017. Each of the 31 competitors has put in an incredible amount of work and did a fantastic job representing our nation on the global stage.