Arviat students score with skills at 8th territorial competition

 Students from John Arnalukjuak High School in Arviat competed in the 8th Territorial Skills Competitions in Iqaluit last week, bringing home 12 medals! Congratulations, students! Photo courtesy of Gord Billard.
AFS members Innosar and Shelton bring home audio-video gold! Students from John Arnalukjuak High School in Arviat competed in the 8th Territorial Skills Competitions in Iqaluit last week, bringing home 12 medals! Congratulations, students! Photo courtesy of Gord Billard.

 

Arviat Film members Innosar and Shelton bring home audio-video gold

Twelve students from John Arnalukjuak High School competed in the eighth territorial skills competitions, held from April 24-26 at Inuksuk High School in Iqaluit. Each came home with a medal from their respective categories! Congratulations students!

This year’s Arviat Skills Nunavut student medalists are:

TV/Video Production

Innosar Issakiark and Shelton Nipisar won gold medals. Innosar and Shelton were coached by Gord Billard;

Baking

Vayda Kaviok won a gold medal and Anne-Renee Angalik. Vayda and Anne-Renee were coached by Susie Johnson;

Cooking

Arviat Film Society members and cooking skills competitors Ramon Kaviok won a bronze medal and Jonathan Kigusiutnak won a silver medal. Ramon and Jonathon were coached by Mike Johnson;

Hairdressing

Gwen Ishalook and Gabai Kaludjak – Gwen and Gabai were coached by Celeste White and Kimberley Dymond;

Aesthetics (Cosmetology)

Sherilyn Sewoee won a silver medal and April Kablutsiak won gold. Sherilyn and April were coached by Annette Atkinson;

Photography

Amanda Pingushat won a silver medal and Avis Mukyungnik won a gold medal. Amanda and Avis were coached by Steve Penney.

Congratulations to Arviat’s students on an incredible job well done!

Skills Canada Nunavut is a non-profit organization working to reposition skilled trades and technologies as first choice career options for northern youth. We work with youth, employers, educators, labour groups, and governments to accomplish our mission. In September of 2005, Skills Canada Nunavut became part of the national Skills Canada family. The organization provides venues for young people to explore the many opportunities available in skilled trades and technology careers.

In partnership with private and public sector partners, Skills Canada Nunavut is helping address the North’s need for a skilled workforce through a variety of unique events such as Cardboard Boat Races, Chariots of Champions (Cardboard Qamotiq Races), Skills Clubs and Territorial Skills Competitions.