Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship is an annual global competition that tests students’ skills and allows the entrants to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products; Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013 Word, Excel and PowerPoint by answering questions. This years final will be taking place in Dallas, Texas, United States of America from August 9-12, 2015.
This years competition opened to participants of age 13 to 22 saw over 1400 students from 78 schools in the country participating. Introduced this year by the organizers of the program was the addition of the Junior High Schools with the emerging winner eventually from one.
Samantha-Michelle Naa Korkoi Kanyi a student of the Mary Mother of Good Counsel School in Accra, emerged the winner of this year’s National Microsoft Office Specialist Championship with 985 points out of 1000, setting a new record and becoming the youngest winner in the history of the Ghana competition.
Qualifying to represent Ghana for the international completion in Dallas, Texas with Samantha are Jedidiah Koomson of the St Augustine’s College and Esther Yeboah of the SOS Hermann Gmeiner International School,
Samantha received a ticket to represent Ghana, a laptop, stationery, Microsoft branded T-shirts and a certificate as her prize.
Source : Business Ghana