Eastern Ontario SKLZ Competition 2023
Cornwall, Ontario was buzzing with the sound of hammers, wrenches, and blow dryers this past Tuesday as the regions two school boards battled it out in the popular Eastern Ontario SKLZ Competition.
The annual event, organized in partnership between the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, UCDSB, and St. Lawrence College (SLC), was held at the SLC Cornwall Campus and Elegance College of Healthcare Services & Cosmetology. The day consisted of skilled trades events in carpentry, welding, small engine repair, cabinet making, environment, hairstyling, CAD design and more, with eight CDSBEO secondary schools in attendance.
CDSBEO schools were well represented at the event. We would like to congratulate the following students who received awards:
CDSBEO Award Winners
Gold – Logan Landriault, St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School
Automotive Service Tech
Gold – Dylen Samson-Brunet, Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School
Small Engine Repair
Silver – Alex Quenville, St Joseph Catholic Secondary School
Silver – Cassy Howe, St. Mary Catholic High School
Silver – Mitchell Van’t Hoff & Freddy Lang, St. Mary Catholic High School
Silver – Eric Anderson, Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School
Gold – Adam Godfrey, Owen Kennedy, Ethan Wille & Aleksy Kostuch, Notre Dame Catholic High School
Gold – Patrick Malette & Ben Nolan, Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School
Bronze – Shyanne Anderson & Emily O’Connor, St. Joseph Catholic Secondary School
Gold – Keegan McNally, St Joseph Catholic Secondary School
Silver – Cameron MacDonald, St. Mary Catholic High School
Stephen Rymal “Spirit of the SKLZ” Award
New to the 2022 competition was the Stephen Rymal “Spirit of the SKLZ” award, presented to the CDSBEO school that best embodied the spirit of the event through participation, collaboration, teamwork, and overall performance. This trophy is named after Steve Rymal, a long-time tech teacher at St. John Catholic High School and enthusiastic supporter of this annual event. Congratulations to Holy Trinity Catholic Secondary School for winning the award for 2023!
The CDSBEO would like to thank everyone who made this event possible. We would also like to thank the UCDSB for partnering with us to make this event a reality.