Secondary students from across the Peel District School Board participated in the 16th annual Peel Skills Challenge on Tuesday, March 19 at Louise Arbour Secondary School. Throughout the day, students competed in over 40 events to test and demonstrate their skills in a variety of areas, including construction, animation, robotics, hospitality, carpentry, culinary, manufacturing, baking and transportation.
At the event, industry professionals overlooked and judged the competition to educate and provide valuable feedback for aspiring students.
Winners from the Peel Skills Challenge will move onto Skills Ontario competition, Canada's largest skilled trade and technology competition from May 6 to 8. Competitors from the Skills Ontario competition will move onto the Skills Canada National Competition on May 28 to 29.
The Peel Skills Challenge for students in grades 4 to 8 will be held at Glenforest South on April 3 and 4.