Kelsi Murdy Wins Silver in Cabinetmaking at the OTSC

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May 04
Kelsi Murdy receives the Silver Medallion in Cabinetmaking at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition.
Kelsi Murdy receives the Silver Medallion in Cabinetmaking at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition.

Kelsi Murdy receives the Silver Medallion in Cabinetmaking at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition.

From May 2-4, 2016, 36 high school students from Trillium Lakelands DSB competed at the Ontario Technological Skills Competition (OTSC) in Waterloo, ON.

Trillium Lakelands students competed across a wide range of skilled trades, including:

Auto Service Technician, Brick Masonry, Cabinetmaking, Culinary, Electrical Installations, Fashion Design, Home and Shed Building, Horticulture and Landscape, Individual Carpentry, Precision Machining, Robotics, Small Powered Equipment, and Welding.

Congratulations to Huntsville High School student, Kelsi Murdy, who won silver in the cabinetmaking competition! We are so proud of you!

About the Ontario Technological Skills Competition

The OTSC is Canada’s largest skilled trades competition. With over 67 contests, 2,000 competitors and 20,000 spectators, the hallways at RIM Park in Waterloo bustle with trembling hands, cheers and the smile of a proud parent.

The OTSC offers a unique opportunity for top students to demonstrate that they are the best of the best in their field. Over the two and a half days, they turn the heads of their educators, family, friends and prospective employers. Winners are awarded with Gold, Silver or Bronze medals – and some with monetary awards, too – and the opportunity to compete at the Skills Canada National Competition. From there, competitors could be headed to a WorldSkills Competition.