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MOS Championship R2 Finalists

MOS Championship R2 Finalists
Prodigy Learning and Microsoft UK are delighted to announce the second group of Finalists who (along with the Finalists announced earlier this year) will be joining us at the MOS World Championship UK Final this week (June 17, 2015) at Microsoft UK in Reading.

10 students from around the UK have been chosen from thousands of eligible MOS exams taken during the Second Qualifying Round between January 1, 2015 and May 31, 2015 to qualify for the UK Final.   The full list of finalists from both Qualifying rounds are listed below.

Finalists for Microsoft Word are:
  • Alex Campbell (St Helens College)
  • Guto Pari (RCT - Ysgol Llanhari)
  • James Parsons (Brunel University)
  • Joseph Poole (St Helens College)
  • Kyle Livingston (Dundee and Angus College)
  • Aaron Stokes (Long Stratton High School) – Recently qualified
  • Alfie Fuller-Burgess (Ormiston Park Academy) – Recently qualified
  • Daniel Sampson (Royal Grammar School) – Recently qualified
  • Jonathan Follett (Sandymoor School) – Recently qualified
  • Logan Cooper (Ormiston Park Academy) – Recently qualified

Finalists for Microsoft Excel are:
  • Guste Balciunaite (Murray Park Community School)
  • Harriet Sims (Harper Adams University)
  • Jessica Pelling (Murray Park Community School)
  • Sophie Sawyer (Bournemouth School for Girls)
  • Thi Ngoc Linh Tran (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Adnan Yessen (Heartlands Academy) – Recently qualified
  • Diana-Mirabela Catanescu (University Of Westminster) – Recently qualified
  • Martin Crowe (University of Lincoln) – Recently qualified
  • Nathan Chan (LJMU) – Recently qualified
  • Richard Johnson (St Helens College) – Recently qualified

UK Final (June 17, 2015)

The UK Final will bring together the 20 finalists (selected from the two Qualifying Rounds) at an event hosted by Prodigy Learning at Microsoft UK on Wednesday June 17, 2015.  Finalists will sit a further MOS exam in their qualifying category and the two UK Champions will be determined based on these results. 

The UK Champions will win the trip of a lifetime to represent the UK at the final round of the Championship in Dallas, Texas in August.  2nd Place in each category will win a Microsoft XBOX One Console while 3rd Place in each category will win a Microsoft Lumia Phone.

More Information

To learn more about the 2015 Microsoft Office World Championship please click here.  To learn more about Microsoft Office Specialist certification please click here or contact us.