Hamilton,
11
May
2017
|
05:07 PM
America/New_York

Mohawk takes Gold at Skills Ontario

Summary

25 student competitors represent Mohawk at annual competition

Mohawk had a strong showing on all fronts at the Skills Ontario competition held in Toronto on May 1-3, 2017. Twenty-five student competitors represented Mohawk at the annual competition. A number of Mohawk faculty also participated as judges and technical chairs.

Three Mohawk students won medal winners at the competition.

  • Matthew Gregoroff - Gold - Millwright
  • Mike Haefele - Bronze - Steamfitter/Pipefitter
  • Caroyln Dandie - Pin of the Show, Graphic Design

Both Matthew and Mike will move to the Canadian Skills Competition being held in Winnipeg in June. They will be joined by Engineering Technology professor Richard Dupp who will be a judge at the national competition.

Skills Ontario began 28 years ago and is a province-wide non-profit organization dedicated to building Ontario's skilled trades and technologies workforce. In addition to running the annual competition, Skills Ontario partners with school boards, colleges, small business, large companies, labour groups, and governments to provide opportunities for youth to explore and develop skills for successful careers in the skilled trades.

 

About Mohawk

Mohawk College educates and serves 30,000 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three campuses and two City School locations at the Eva Rothwell Resource Centre and the Central Public Library in Hamilton, Ontario. Mohawk has ranked first among all Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area colleges in student satisfaction for seven consecutive years and first in graduate satisfaction for the past five years. Mohawk ranks 15th among all colleges in Canada for applied research activity and has been named among Canada’s greenest employers and the region’s top employers for the past three years.