Curtis outscores peers on Microsoft PowerPoint certification exam

Published 7:11 pm Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Skylar Curtis scored 936 out of 1000 on a recent Microsoft 2010 PowerPoint certification exam.

Skylar Curtis

Along with 32 other students at Polk County High School, Skylar met the 700 minimum score to earn the nationally recognized Microsoft certification.
Polk County High joins schools all across North Carolina to offer free Microsoft testing certification exams to students.
Polk County High School was already a testing center for Certiport, having offered exams as early as 2003.
At that time, the school had only one computer designated for use for exams. Now all 28 computers in room 209 at the high school are available for exams. Students in fourth period Microsoft IT Academy who also met the 700 minimum score include the following: Jonathon Anderson, Angela Bradley, David Castillo, Uriel Chavez, Adam Cinchar, Emily Costine, Madeline Foy, Jacob Johnson, Keli Juzwick, Colby McGuinn, Jenna McInerney, Joseph Pfaff, China Russell, Victoria Shehan, Stephen Stimac and John Taylor. Students in the fifth period Microsoft IT Academy who met the 700 minimum score include: Cassidy Bailey, Erika Bailey, Austin Bruce, Savannah Callahan, Tyler Campbell, Joshua Case, Megan Conner, Denise Cook, Caitlyn Gillis, Gunnar Godsey, Monica Holt, Ralph Jennings, Hunter Patterson, Cabot Lee Petoia, Alexandra Stott and Samantha Wolfe.
The Microsoft IT Academy classes are taught by Della Frye.
– article submitted by Della Frye

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