Nigerian Student, Katherine Eta Wins Bronze At The 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

16 year old SS3 student, Miss. Katherine Eta of Childville School, Ogudu, Lagos emerged the third place winner in the keenly contested 2017 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) held in Disneyland, California, USA.

The smart teenager represented Nigeria and was sponsored for the competition by foremost financial institution Zenith Bank Plc.

The annual Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship is a global competition that tests students’ skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

The 2017 MOSWC in versions 2013 and 2016 of the Microsoft programs was contested worldwide by about 1.1 million students from 140 countries. 157 contestants from 50 countries eventually qualified to compete in the world finals in Disneyland, California.

Wai Feng Cheng (Hong Kong) and Chi Kei Leong (Macao) came first and second respectively.

Katherine won a cash prize of $1500, a NuVision Solo 10 Draw Tablet and the N750,000 ReadManna Chairman’s Prize for coming third in the competition.


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