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Shaw High, Early College students recognized in 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist Competitions

L-R: Nia Prier, Thomas Lin, Ms. Kirkland (teacher), Sierra Jackson, & Stedman Calhoun L-R: Nia Prier, Thomas Lin, Ms. Kirkland (teacher), Sierra Jackson, & Stedman Calhoun
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Three of Georgia’s six 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) State Champions are Shaw High School students. 

In addition, one Shaw High School student placed in the national competition in Orlando, Fla. in June. Five Shaw High students also placed in the state competition, as well as one Early College student. 

Muscogee County students who are enrolled in the Business & Technology pathway are provided the opportunity to earn Microsoft Office Specialist certifications in Microsoft Office products. 

Certiport, the testing vendor for the Microsoft Office Specialist certifications, named the six 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist Georgia State Champions for the 2010 and 2013 Word, Excel, and PowerPoint products this summer. 

Four of the six are students from Shaw High School who represented for Georgia at the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist U. S. National Championship.

The three championship winners at the state level for Shaw High School include:

*Stedman Calhoun 
State Champion-PowerPoint 2013 

*Sierra Jackson 
State Champion-PowerPoint 2010 

*Thomas Lin 
State Champion-Excel 2013 
3rd Place in the U.S. National Competition-Excel 2013

The competition also recognized 2nd and 3rd place winners at the state level.

Carson Anderson 
2nd Place-PowerPoint 2013 
Shaw High School 

Aliyah Davis 
2nd Place-Word 2010 
Shaw High School 

Jarrett Jacobs 
3rd Place-Word 2013 
Shaw High School 

Minyoung Jang 
2nd Place- Excel 2013 
Shaw High School 

*Nia Prier 
2nd Place-Word 2013 
Shaw High School 

Rashaun Williams 
3rd Place-PowerPoint 2010 
Early College Academy 

*The student served as a Georgia Representative at the (MOS) U. S. National Championship. Muscogee County School District

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