Microsoft Office World champions announced

Certiport ( today announced the 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.

The 2013 Microsoft Office Specialist World Champions are:

  • Ka Fai Wong, Macao, Word 2010
  • Himal Shrestha, Nepal, Excel 2010
  • Jiri Houzvicka, Czech Republic, PowerPoint 2010
  • Kieran Youngman, United Kingdom, Word 2007
  • Sicheng Wen, China, Excel 2007
  • Shu-Mei Cheng, Taiwan, PowerPoint 2007

Certiport recognized the top six student competitors at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship Student Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. and presented each with a $5,000 scholarship.

In the concluding round, competitors participated in unique project-based tests to demonstrate their ability to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations for the information presented in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.