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Grŵp Llandrillo Menai Wins an Impressive 33 Medals at Skills Competition Wales

A staggering 33 students from Grŵp Llandrillo Menai were awarded medals from 20 different categories at the Skills Competition Wales awards ceremony yesterday (March 9th).

A ‘satellite’ celebration event was held at Coleg Menai’s campus in Llangefni, where learners were rewarded for their success and hard work by Chief Executive Dafydd Evans and representatives from Inspiring Skills Excellence, who delivered the results via the online event.

Among the medalists were eleven gold winners, in categories including Graphic Design, 3D Game Art, Photography, Renewable Energy, Hairdressing, Child Care, Brickwork, and Joinery.

Skills Competition Wales, funded by the Welsh Government, consists of a series of local skills competitions, aligned to WorldSkills competitions and the needs of the Welsh economy.

Dafydd Evans, Chief Executive of Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, said,

“We’re extremely proud of all of our students that competed in the Skills Cymru Competitions, and I’d like to congratulate all of our worthy medalists!”

He added,

“Their success is testament to their hard work, and to the fantastic teaching and support they receive from their lecturers at college”.

The full list of the Grŵp’s fantastic achievements can be found below:

Gold medallists:

  • Timur Aisin - 3D Game Art

  • Rafael Frick - Graphic Design

  • Elis Jones - Photography

  • David Thomas Jones - Brickwork

  • Chloe Bidwell - Joinery

  • Kayleigh Elise Hampson - Hairdressing

  • Farrell Cawte, Elis Wyn Hughes, Deian Llwyd Williams, Alex Mohamed Solh - Renewable Energy

  • Molly Jones-Parry - Inclusive Skills: Child Care,

Silver medallists:

  • Alan Davies - CNC Milling

  • Iwan Tindall - CNC Turning

  • Rhys Lovell - Plastering

  • Daniel Gray - Mechanical Engineering CAD

  • Paulo Goncalves - Graphic Design

  • Shannon Owen - Childcare

  • Damien Slaney - Inclusive Skills: Horticulture

  • Ellie Dothwaite Robinson - Inclusive Skills: Life Skills

  • Clare Sharples, Angharad Heaven, Lauren Harrap-Tyson - Accountancy,

Bronze medallists:

  • Holly Rose Whitehouse - Hairdressing

  • Rhian James - Restaurant Service

  • Harry Sutherland - Plastering

  • Osian Roberts - CNC Turning

  • Giorgio Brown - CNC Milling

  • Shane Price - Electrical Installation

  • Callum McDonnell, Mahinur Raza - Industrial Robotics

  • Carwyn Littlewood, Sarah Phillips, Cameron Griffith - Accountancy

For more on Skills Competition Wales, visit the website: