Amarasekera, a student from Fraser Heights Secondary, won a bronze at the SkillsBC Provincial Competition.
Surrey students brought home 14 medals from the 23rd-annual SkillsBC Provincial Competition.
The contest, held at the Tradex in Abbotsford April 5, involved hundreds of secondary students from across B.C. competing in a variety of skilled trades and applied technologies. Most competitors were invited to the provincial competition after winning at the regional level.
Surrey students picked up six gold, two silver and six bronze. Medal winners included:
Alayna Yan, Fraser Heights Secondary – Gold
Jessie Shi, Fraser Heights Secondary – Gold
Joan Bang, Clayton Heights Secondary – Bronze
Chiara Cortez, Clayton Heights Secondary – Bronze
Anurada Amarasekera, Fraser Heights Secondary – Bronze
Geoffrey Edrozo, North Surrey Secondary/VCC - Gold
Debora Mindrut, Enver Creek Secondary – Bronze
Kalith Nanayakkara, Johnston Heights Secondary – Bronze
Kitty Cheung, Johnston Heights Secondary – Gold
Wayne YanMuk, Johnston Heights Secondary – Silver
Wesley Chang, Earl Marriott Secondary – Gold
Jaeden Wildenboer, Fraser Heights Secondary – Gold
Workplace Safety (Sec)
Nitish Mallavarpu, Johnston Heights Secondary – Silver
Danika Borrel, Johnston Heights Secondary – Bronze
The six gold medallists have now qualified to compete at the Skills Canada National Competition, being held in Winnipeg May 31-June 3.
Full results from the provincial contest are available here.
Jessie Shi and Alayna Yan, Fraser Heights Secondary students, won a gold medal in the 2D Computer Animation Category at the SkillsBC compeition April 5.