Certiport Names Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Champions

Certiport (www.certiport.com)today announces the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) U.S. National Champions. The winners were named at the U.S. National Championship event in Orlando, Florida and the first place champions will travel to Dallas, Texas to compete in the MOS World Championship from August 9-12, 2015.

The U.S. champions are as follows:

  • Microsoft Word® 2013: Michelle Wu, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Microsoft Excel® 2013: Joseph Halikos, Shelby Township, Michigan
  • Microsoft PowerPoint® 2013: Andrew Parker, Goddard, Kansas
  • Microsoft Word® 2010: Ryan Catalfu, Cary, North Carolina
  • Microsoft Excel® 2010: Ian Sexton, Fort Myers, Florida
  • Microsoft PowerPoint® 2010: Samuel Li, Sanford, Florida

Finalists were given a printed copy of a document, spreadsheet or presentation to recreate along with printed instructions and digital assets. They were scored according to the accuracy of the recreation compared to the original. The champions in each program, along with a chaperone, have won an all-expense-paid trip to participate in the 2015 MOS World Championship in Dallas, Texas.