Stpehanie Rachel-Kuepfer, left, gets announced as the gold medal winner for esthetics. She represented St. Lawrence College in Kingston. (Photo provided by Claudia Aguilar)

Bluevale Native Wins Gold At Ontario Skills Competition

A Bluevale native attending post-secondary in Kingston had a great showing at the recent Ontario Skills Competition.

Stephanie-Rachel Kuepfer of St. Lawrence College in Kingston won a gold medal in her area of expertise, esthetics, at the prestigious competition, earning herself a berth in the national competition in Winnipeg which took place May 31st to June 3rd. This was the 9th straight year a St. Lawrence student won the esthetics gold.

Skills Ontario partners provided roughly $10 million in support for the materials used by 2,300 competitors from post-secondary, high school and elementary programs.

Toronto played host to the Ontario Skills Competition for the first time in 19 years, previously held in Waterloo during that time.