Judd Foster is off to WorldSkills this week after winning the gold medal in Electronics, at Skills Canada in 2016 and the right to represent Canada at the Worlds this year. He graduated from Highland secondary in June.
Last fall Judd competed, for Canada, in a Skills Europe competition (to prove his competency to represent Canada). This week he is leaving for WorldSkills in Abu Dhabi.
This WorldSkills competition, this year, will have students (high school and college) from 71 countries competing in 51 skills areas.
Judd is the youngest member of the Canadian team of college and high school students. At Worlds, Judd will face challenges from 21 other nations (ranging from Austria to Vietnam).