Three students from Alberta’s SAIT Polytechnic represented Canada at the 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship in Washington, D.C. Karlie Wimble, Nam Nguyen, and Kimberly Allan scored highest in Excel 2010, Word 2010 and PowerPoint 2010 respectively at the 2013 Canadian Competition on Microsoft Office.
(SAIT Polytechnic students Karlie Wimble, Nam Nguyen, Kimberly Allan, and SAIT Polytechnic teacher Tammy Kane with CCI Learning President & CEO Malcolm Knox and COO Vanessa Knox at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships last summer in Washington D.C)
Through the sponsorship of CCI Learning, Kimberly, Nam, and Karlie were able to travel next and compete against some of the most computer savvy people in the world for the title of “World Champion”.
“I feel like learning [Microsoft Masters] and being certified in it is really important for getting jobs and it puts you on the top of that resume stack,” says Kimberly Allen.
The competition gives young people like Kimberly, Nam, and Karlie the opportunity to showcase their skills, raise their skills to a new level, and network with people all over the world giving them further opportunities to secure their future career goals.
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