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MOS Championship R1 Finalists

MOS Championship R1 Finalists
Prodigy Learning is delighted to announce the first 9 Finalists for the MOS UK Championship. 

These students from England & Wales have been chosen from thousands of eligible MOS exams taken during the First Qualifying Round between October 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015.

The Finalists* are:
  • Esme Spry (Gloucester High School for Girls)
  • Georgia Haigh (Gloucester High School for Girls)
  • Harmish Mehta (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • Isobel Baldwin (Gloucester High School for Girls)
  • Logan Cooper (Ormiston Park Academy)
  • Megan Rayner (Gloucester High School for Girls)
  • Molly Wilde (Bournemouth School for Girls)
  • Sarah Gunenc (Lodge Park Academy)
  • Taylor Neal (Bournemouth School for Girls)
*Subject to confirmation of eligibility and availability for the UK Final in June 2016.

Andrew Flood (CEO, Prodigy Learning) commented:  "I'd like to congratulate each of the Finalists and their schools / teachers.  It is a fantastic achievement.  We'd like to thank all who participated so far and encourage all eligible schools, colleges and universities to use the Second Qualifying Round and new Scottish Championship as an opportunity to have their students join this elite group at the National Final in June."

Last Chances to Take Part

  • England & Wales Second Qualifying Round (January 1, 2016 - May 15, 2016)
    A further 9 students from England & Wales will be chosen using the "top-score method" (highest exam score and lowest exam-taking time) in Word, Excel and PowerPoint to qualify for the UK Final in June 2016. 
  • MOS Scotland Championship (November 27, 2015 - May 15, 2016)
    The recently launched MOS Scotland Championship 2016 will see 2 students from Scotland crowned MOS Champions and selected to represent Scotland at the UK Final in June 2016.  The "top-score method" (highest exam score and lowest exam-taking time) will be used to select Champions from exams in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

UK Final

The UK Final will bring together the finalists (selected from the Qualifying Rounds) at an event hosted by Microsoft UK in June 2016.  Finalists will sit an exam in their qualifying category and two UK Champions will be determined based on these results.

About the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship is a global competition that tests students' skills on Microsoft Office applications, operated and sponsored in the UK by Prodigy Learning.  

In 2016 two students will win the trip of a lifetime to represent the UK at the final round at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida from August 7th to 10th. and the chance to compete for the World Championship (with a top prize $7,500 USD)!

More Information

To learn more about the 2016 Microsoft Office World Championship please click here.  To learn more about Microsoft Office Specialist certification please click here or contact us.