Kalama WA Students Compete at Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships

Microsoft IT Academy is a program that is fostering a new generation of tech-ready and award-winning young professionals. Students like Brady Harmon, Morgan VanRiper, and James Willman of Kalama High School who recently competed at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships last summer in Washington D.C.

Kalama_winners(Students Brady Harmon, Morgan VanRiper, James Willman, and Business & Technology Instructor Katherine Schmit of Kalama High School with CCI Learning President & CEO Malcolm Knox, COO Vanessa Knox, Director of IT and Deployment Services Dan Sweeney, and Marketing Manager Daman Beatty at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships last summer in Washington D.C.)

Brady, Morgan, and James were 3 of the top 12 students in the United States who were chosen to compete and proved their high proficiency in Microsoft Office software against 89 students from other countries.

[IT Academy] is an amazing resource. It puts programs into classrooms, the curriculum that comes with IT Academy, all those things make me successful as a teacher and them successful as future business people, says Katherine Schmit, Business & Technology Instructor/FBLA Advisor at Kalama High School, Microsoft Certified Trainer, and Microsoft Office 2010 Master Specialist.

The CCI Learning team has provided support with IT Academy and has been instrumental in the success of classrooms like Katherine’s and the success of students like Brady, Morgan, and James.

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