Southern Vance students achieve certification in Microsoft programs

Feb. 14, 2013 @ 01:44 AM


Several students at Southern Vance High School have completed the requirements for certification by the Microsoft Information Technology Academy for computer applications as part of their academic coursework in the Vance County Schools’ Career and Technical Education Program.

High school students achieving this (industry recognized) certification gain real world technology skills. Consisting of web-based modules and instruction, the academy allows students to learn Microsoft computer programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, within the classroom and at home, at a pace comfortable for them. Lisa Hayward, a business teacher, instructs students attempting to earn this certification.

Students may earn certification in Microsoft Office 2010 Word or PowerPoint or both. One student, Justin Williford went a step farther, earning certification in both Microsoft Office 2010 Word Expert and Microsoft Office 2010 Outlook.

Southern Vance students earning certification for the fall semester of the current school year include: Alicia Shearin, Briahn Macedo, Daniel Null, Jennifer Coursey, Jessica Roberson, Kaliyah Tunstall, Karla Salazar, Luis Meza, Samaria Carter, Ahmad Campbell, Antasia Alston, Ariyanna Hawkins, Autumn Bobbitt, Cameron Evans, Cassie Robinson, Cayla Ranes, Ciara Waverly, De’Vante Henderson, Homero Hernandez, Jamal Williams, Jerry Throckmorton, Joseph Strickland, Jzarlica Bates, Kayla Lewis, Levar Williams, Makayla Dickerson, Malayia Glover, Marcus Pharr, Nyeisha Watson, Stenesa Neal, Tannon Davis, Terrance Thorpe and Tiara Walker.

Students that completed the requirements for certification during both semesters of the previous school year include: Abby Hope, Alex-Clarshiaa Champ, Antonio Bullock, Antwan Crudup, Ashanti Caldwell, Ashlyn Matthews, Brandon Wright, Brianna Escobar, Christian Rodriguez, Christin Collier, Clay Terry, Cody Long, David Inscoe, DeLonna Martin, Dustin Peffer, Eduardo Ibarra, Elijah Briggs, Emma Moody, Ernest Robinson, Franco Pena, Jade Thompson, Jared Harrell, Jessica Ayscue, John Heaton, John-Na Williams, Jonathan Dickerson, Jorge Ortega, Joshylyn Norman, Joshua Strother, Joshua Webster, Julian Hernandez, Justin Williford, Kendall Grissom, Kentaius Davis, Kyle Roberson, Lorenzo Ortiz, Malika Davis, Marino Correa, Moriah Davis, Nathaniel Elliott, Quentin Cowan, Rodneshia Hargrove, Ryan Burnette, Sean Alston, Seiarra Wortham, Seth Peoples, Sonya Hernandez, Tamara Glover, Tanizha Shearin, Toriana Jones, Trakia Fields, Vincent Hudgins and Zach Kowaczlyk.