OYAP - Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
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Skills Canada


Skills Canada - Ontario is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the skilled trades and technologies as viable, first-choice career options for Ontario youth.

The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board will be
part of promoting skilled trade and technology careers to youth on:

Qualifying competitions held on Saturday April 4, 2020 at Niagara College

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Provincial competition held on Monday, May 4 to Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Toronto Congress Center, Toronto, Ontario

The Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board has 7 Secondary Schools affiliated with Skills Canada - Ontario. They include:

Bishop Ryan CSS;
Bishop Tonnos CSS;
Cathedral High School;
St. John Henry Newman CSS;
St. Jean de Brebeuf CSS;
St. Mary CSS; and
St. Thomas More CSS.


Ontario Technological Skills Competition
Contest/Challenge Reservation Status Summary


Contest Challenge Name Status School Student Participant Teacher/Supervisor

Architectural Technology & Design  - Secondary

    Justine Rose Raso Ana Truyen

Auto Service Technology


Dylan Boeckner

Michele Lamenta



Cabinetmaking - Secondary

    Alex Woodburn Terry Yockell

Carpentry Individual Q (Regional Qualifier)

Carpentry - Team (2)    

Nick Ilich

Antonio Jr. Bruno

Matt Di Cosmo

Culinary Arts Q (Regional Qualifier)




Home & Team Building Team (4)  


Jeffrey Hills

Carm Goncalves

Julian DeAbreu

Kiana Hill

Mark Vitale

CAM - Manufacturing        


Olivia Lauricella

Sabrina Citrigno

Small Powered Equipment

    Vince Ventresca Brian Pavlic

TV & Video Production Team(2) Q

(Regional Qualifier)


Christian Caniete

Alyssa Giovannangeli

Luca Ciardullo

TV & Video Production Team(2) Q

(Regional Qualifier)


Rachel White

Deborah Liberatore

Sabrina Citrigno

Welding Q (Regional Qualifier)


Noah Ferreira-Velenosi

Marco Annicchiarico

Welding Q (Regional Qualifier)

    Michael Maxwell Marco Annicchiarico
Elementary Technology Challenge 7&8    





AJ  Di Croce

Renato Rossini

Elementary Lego Mechanic 7&8    





Jenna Frank

 *Qualifying Contests - secondary level students are required to first compete at a Qualifying Competition in order to advance to the OTSC

For any specific questions, please direct your inquiries to:

Mr. Pat Piro,  OYAP Coordinator
Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board
Phone: (905) 525-2930 ext. 2886, Fax: (905) 523-0454
E-Mail:  pirop@hwcdsb.ca
Website: www.oyaphwcdsb.com

Twitter:  @oyaphwcdsb1

Instagram:  oyaphwcdsb