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St. Lawrence College student is number one in Canada!

2014-06-17, 9:13 AM

Esthetician student wins gold medal at 2014 Skills Canada National Competition

Kaitlyn Hoiles, an Esthetician student from St. Lawrence College brought home the gold medal this week from Mississauga at the 2014 Skills Canada National Competition. The Competition took place June 5 and 6 and included more than 500 students from across Canada participating in 40 skill areas ranging from robotics to welding and cooking to aircraft maintenance.

"I'm so proud to represent St. Lawrence College and to show what an amazing program they have," Kaitlyn said. "The skills I have learned there will take me very far in my career. It's a very exciting moment!"

Kaitlyn, who comes from Kingston, won the gold medal for Advanced Facial, Manicure with nail art, fantasy make-up, and body treatment with hot stone massage. She will represent St. Lawrence College on Team Canada at the 44th WorldSkills Competition, in Brazil in August 2015.

St. Lawrence College Esthetician students have an outstanding record of medal wins in both the provincial and national competitions. In the last six years, our students have won gold medals at every provincial competition and they have brought home three gold medals, one silver, and one bronze at the national competitions.

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About St. Lawrence College

With three friendly campuses in Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston, St. Lawrence College is an integral part of the economic vibrancy of Eastern Ontario. St. Lawrence College is a close-knit community of 6,700 full-time students from Canada and from more than 40 countries worldwide, with more than 70,000 alumni. As part of ongoing sustainability initiatives, the College recently completed the installation of more than 1,600 solar modules on the roofs of our Kingston and Brockville campuses, the largest solar roof-top installation of any post-secondary institution in Canada. In addition to this investment in our campus infrastructure we have recently completed a multi-million dollar revitalization of our Cornwall campus. The college has many exciting Applied Research projects in progress, as well, our Corporate Learning and Performance Improvement group has helped more than 345 organizations grow and prosper. Hundreds enroll in our online and continuing education courses each year. We work with thousands of clients annually at our Employment Service locations in Kingston, Sharbot Lake, Sydenham, and Ottawa.

Laura Tulchinsky
St. Lawrence College, Communications
613-544-5400, ext. 1291
Cell: 613-329-2451