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TDSB Shines at 2024 Skills Ontario Competition

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The 2024 Skills Ontario Provincial Competition brought together top elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students from across the province to demonstrate their expertise and compete in 82 different trade skills and STEM competitions over two and a half days.

This year, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) had over 100 students and teams participate in the Ontario competition, showcasing their talents across a variety of categories in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. TDSB students placed in the top 5 in the following categories:

  • Auto Collision Repair
  • Auto Painting
  • Fashion Design
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Graphic Design - Presentation
  • Hairstyling
  • IT Network Systems Administration
  • IT Office Software Applications
  • Job Interview
  • Mechanical CAD
  • Outdoor Powered Equipment
  • Plumbing
  • TV & Video Production
  • LEGO Robotics
  • Technology
  • Green Energy

Winners that were awarded Gold, Silver, or Bronze medals have the potential opportunity to compete at the Skills Canada National Competition, with the possibility of advancing to the WorldSkills Competition. We are pleased to highlight the following students and teams that placed in the top three in their respective categories:


  • IT Office Software Applications: Zander F., Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute
  • TV & Video Production: Vincent Z. and Howard Z., Earl Haig Secondary School

Congratulations to these Gold medal winners who went on to compete nationally at Skills Canada, with Zander winning Bronze in IT Office Software Applications and Vincent and Howard winning Gold in TV & Video Production!


  • Auto Painting: Sophia H., Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute
  • Graphic Design – Presentation: Tristan K., Western Technical-Commercial School
  • IT Office Software Applications: Dimitri Z., Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute
  • LEGO Robotics 4-6: Audrey A, Cole C, Nolan D, Alvina R, Castlebar Junior School
  • Technology 4-6: Kayla T, Kaitlyn H, Amelia P, Victoria H, Avondale Elementary Alternative School
  • Technology 7-8: Charlie R, Nadia H, Ruby B, Saydee K, Courcelette Public School


  • Fashion Design: Francheska G., Georges Vanier Secondary School
  • Auto Collision Repair: Colin B., Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute
  • Hairstyling: Jerusalem D., Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute
  • Mechanical CAD: Aidan P., Northern Secondary School
  • Plumbing: Muhammad T., Central Technical School
  • Green Energy 7-8: Ribal E, Arsh D, Ivy Q, Josh B, Avondale Elementary Alternative School
  • Technology 7-8: Adelaide G, Isla S, Metta M-F, Hazel VL, D A Morrison Middle School

Congratulations to all TDSB participants for their outstanding achievements and for representing our school board with excellence at the 2024 Skills Ontario Competition. Your hard work and dedication have made us proud!


Four female students stand in a row wearing silver medals, with three adult staff members in the background
Male student is smiling standing in field holding bronze medal between two hands.
Female student stands behind mannequin with shoulder length hair while styling the mannequin’s hair for hair styling competition.
Four students, two males and two females, wearing matching Avondale Alternative t-shirts, stand in a row with one student holding windmill they built for Green Energy challenge.