DUNBAR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT PLACES 4TH OUT OF 600,000 IN WORLDWIDE COMPETITION
On Monday, August 17th, Ian Sexton of Dunbar High School competed for the United States team in Microsoft Excel 2010, one of the most rigorous categories for the Microsoft Office 2015 World Championship competition in Dallas, Texas.
Congratulations to Ian Sexton, who took 4th place in his category, Microsoft Excel 2010. Ian said, “I felt the most grateful for the skills that I learned at Dunbar, not only was I able to be a substantial competitor on a global stage, but I was also able to network successfully among the many countries that were represented.”
In its 14th year, the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) attracted 600,000 unique candidates who competed to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. 145 student finalists from 47 countries participated in the final round of competition.
"Ian Sexton is part of an exceptional group of our IT students that recognize the power of acquiring advanced technology certification skills and what those skill sets can do for their future," said Carl Burnside, Principal. "We are proud to say that we are providing our students with some of the most in-demand workforce skills needed to be successful in both college or in a career. Ian Sexton graduated with over 30 technology industry certifications."
For more information about the winners of the Microsoft Excel 2015 Worldwide Office competition follow this link: http://www.certiport.com/portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=Common/PageLibrary/release_081715-student-from-macau-named-mos-world-champion-in-excel-2010.html
For more information about Academy for Technology Excellence programs at Dunbar High School contact: Denise C. Spence [email protected]