Microsoft Office specialist certification at Polk County High

Published 5:20 pm Monday, December 3, 2012

Students at Polk County High School are embracing the Microsoft Office Specialist certification.

Skylar Curtis

“Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) is the credential required by academia and business, recognized globally as the premier credential chosen by individuals seeking to validate their knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the Microsoft Office applications,” according to

Skylar Curtis, a junior at Polk County High School, recently passed the third required master exam needed to achieve Microsoft Office Specialist Master Certification. Curtis has passed Word Expert 2010, PowerPoint 2010 and Excel Expert 2010. Additionally, she passed the Word 2010 and Excel 2010.  She is scheduled to take the Access 2010 test (the fourth master exam) in December. Curtis is the only Polk County High School student to reach this level of achievement.

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Students that recently achieved Excel 2010 certification include: Will Arrowood, Naomi Bentley, Jacob Carroll, Janada Carson, Christina Hackethal, Savannah Hipp, Emily Kocher, Alivia Livesay, Connor Metcalf, Amy Pritchard, Sion Roo, Hannah Tafoya, Tyler Tomberlin, Marcus Twitty and Samantha Wolfe.  Students that recently achieved Word 2010 certification include: Jo’Nai Dawkins, Eli Jenkins, Ashley Kropp, Nelson Leonard, Hannah McDowell, Daisy Mondragon, Julia Murray, Cassie Silvers, Lakeyah Simpson, PJ Waisman, Leann Wallace and Austin Wolfe. Della Frye teaches The Microsoft Information Technology Academy classes.

– article submitted by Della Frye