Students who earned Microsoft certifications in fall 2018

Record number earn Microsoft certifications

Mon Dec 17, 2018 at 08:48 AM

Colby Community College announced the names of 31 students who earned 43 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications for the fall 2018 semester.

The 43 certifications are a record since CCC became a testing academy in 2015. The previous high was 29 in the fall of 2017.

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

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.

Other certification options through the college include 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.

The following students earned certification:

Word 2016
Arthur Berthelin (Troyes, France), Jacob Bouzide (Calgary, Canada), Austin Brier (Colby), Caleb Carrasco (Johnson), Jose Davila (Colby), Jordan Dixon (Irving, Texas), Kayla Engwicht (Elkton, S.D.), Hannah Eslinger (Goodland), Blake Gallagher (Leavenworth), Parker Hamel (Colby), Sofia Hampton (Atwood), Tayber Haremza (Colby), Landon Heim (Hoxie), Erica Hermosillo (Leoti), Tori Huffman (Burwell, Neb.), Duane Johannsen (Queensland, Australia), Brandon Johnson (Colby), Hunter Kasdorf (Colby), Dru Keen (Colby), Kevin Martinek (Wallace), Tyler McWillie (Saskatchewan, Canada), McKayla Miller (Round Rock, Texas), Gerardo Ortiz (Colby), Abraham Romero (Ulysses), Kaylin Schaben (Selden), Lauren Thompson (Big Springs, Neb.), Morgan Turner (Walsh, Colo.), Emily Westeman (Syracuse), Sia Williams (Lauderhill, Fla.) and Karissa Winkel (Beloit).

PowerPoint 2016
Arthur Berthelin (Troyes, France), Jacob Bouzide (Calgary, Canada), Caleb Carrasco (Johnson), August Hutfles (Colby), Brandon Johnson (Colby), Hunter Kasdorf (Colby), Kevin Martinek (Wallace), Tyler McWillie (Saskatchewan, Canada), Nicole Sanders (Peabody), Kaylin Schaben (Selden), Lauren Thompson (Big Springs, Neb.), Emily Westeman (Syracuse) and Sia Williams (Lauderhill, Fla.).

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

Students who earned Microsoft certifications in fall 2018