Colby Community College announced the names of 15 students awarded Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification for the spring semester.

As a Microsoft Imagine Academy testing site CCC provides training on fundamental technology skills for students, staff and community members interested in enhancing performance in a certain area or pursuing a career in IT.

MOS certification validates mastery of Microsoft Office skills that are beneficial in a wide range of jobs and other life pursuits.

Students earned certification in the following:

PowerPoint 2016
Amber Graber (Meriden), Michaela Loewen (Ingalls), Austin Many (Jefferson, La.), Alex McLaughlin (Zurich, Kan.), Hanna Rehmer (Colby) and Ashley Smith (Olathe).

Word 2016
Julie Archer (Colwich), Chloe Imhof (Colby), Melanie Loiseau (Lyon, France), Stephen Lott (New South Wales, Australia), Cory Mead (Colby), Gabriel Oliveira (Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil), Samuel Poliquin (Quebec, Canada), Tristan Porsch (Seldon) and Gabriel Schriner (Colby).

Loewen, McLaughlin, Rehmer and Smith met Word 2016 requirements.

Other certification options are Excel 2016, Access 2016, Outlook 2016, SharePoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Word 2016 Expert Part 1, Word 2016 Expert Part 2, Excel 2016 Expert Part 1 and Excel 2016 Expert Part 2.

For more information on certifications, contact instructor Crystal Pounds at (785) 460-5524.