Copper Mountain Middle Student is National Champion in Microsoft Office Specialist Competition

Picture of Kylie and awardKylie DeNiro worked hard in her Business Office Specialist class at Copper Mountain Middle School and now that hard work has paid off on the national stage. Kylie qualified to compete at the U.S. Nationals in Orlando, Florida as part of the Microsoft Office Specialist competition. Kylie was successful, winning 3rd place for Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2013. Her Copper Mountain Middle Business Office Specialist teacher, Brian Thompson, says this is a great honor for a great student and the certification helps students like Kylie in higher education and career pursuits.

Across the United Sates, more than 365,000 students entered one of six competition tracks by submitting a qualified, passing score on one of the Microsoft Office Specialist Word, Excel or PowerPoint exams.

South Jordan Middle School students Trisha Teeples and Mindy Hoang were named Utah Champions.  They earned the right to compete in MS Word 2013 but did not place in the top three at nationals.

Congratulations to these amazing students!