Katherine Eta has emerged the third place winner in the 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) held in Disneyland, California, USA. Katherine Eta of Childville School, Ogudu, Lagos, was the only African Champion in this year’s competition.
Wai Feng Cheng (Hong Kong) and Chi Kei Leong (Macao) came first and second respectively at the Competition.
The annual Microsoft
Office Specialist World Championship is a global competition that tests student’s skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Katherine Eta’s attendance at the championship was with the support of Zenith Bank. The Bank said in a statement:
“The bank has partnered with ReadAmana, organisers of the competition in Nigeria since 2007 and sponsored Nigerian winners’ participation in the World championship. For her effort, sixteen year old Katherine, whose attendance at the competition was made possible by Zenith Bank, received $1,500, a NuVision Solo 10 Draw Tablet at the world championship and another ₦750,000 ReadManna Chairman’s Prize.”
Apart from Katerine, four other Nigerian students had represented Nigeria at the competition which is open to all students aged between 13 and 22 years enrolled in an academic institution. The team was accompanied to the championship by an ICT Teacher from Glisten International Academy, Abuja, Stephen Adeyemi.
Alexandra Nwigwe, Jesudunta Mercy and Akingbade Gbenga, have emerged winners of the 14th Mike Okonkwo National Essay competition initiated in the year 2004, towards contributing to the development of the education sector.
Miss Alexandra Nwigwe of Vivian Fowler Memorial College Lagos emerged the overall winner for the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition for secondary school students for the year 2017, with 90 percent in the first round and 80 percent in the second round of the competition.
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