The four-day youth competition WorldSkills culminated in the award ceremony on Sunday 16.8. in Sao Paolo. Metropolia’s students a practical nurse Stina Katajisto, studying Nursing as well as Iiro Jansson studying Civil Engineering received Medallion for Excellence awards (over 500 point achievement).
Receiving this recognition means that a competitor or team has achieved a higher average score in their own species. In team Finland 19 contestants out of 36 received the Medallion for Excellence award.
WorldSkills is a competition for young people up to 23 years of age. This year's competition was held in Sao Paolo, Brazil, and was attended by nearly 1200 young people from 60 countries. The next time they will be competing in 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Congratulations Stina and Iiro!