Irish Student Champions Head Off to Toronto

Every year Microsoft runs a Microsoft Office competition for students who are proficient in Word and Excel. This is in partnership with Certiport and Prodigy, our IT Academy Partners.

Yesterday morning Melissa Scott, the Irish Champion in Microsoft Excel, along with Suzy Farrell, the Irish Champion in Microsoft Word , flew out to represent Ireland in the “Worldwide Competition on Microsoft® Office” held in the Hilton Hotel in Toronto.

Melissa(Left)  Suzy(Right) At AirportMelissa (left) and Suzy (right) at the airport

They will be competing with entrants from around the World for the title of “World Champion”.

Melissa Scott from Ballyclare High School in Ballyclare, Northern Ireland will take part in the Microsoft Excel Final.  Ballyclare HS is a NI Specialist School for ICT.

Suzy Farrell from Maynooth Post Primary School in Co. Kildare, Ireland will take part in the Microsoft Word Final.

Along with the competition our Irish champs will enjoy a trip to the CN Tower and Niagara Falls and get the opportunity to mingle with hundreds of other entrants from all over the World.

 

PartyCongratulations to Melissa and Suzy –  GOOD LUCK IN TORONTO !!!Party

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