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ACA Championship R1 Finalists

ACA Championship R1 Finalists
Prodigy Learning is delighted to announce the first 10 UK & Ireland Finalists for the ACA World Championship.

10 students from around the region have been chosen from thousands of eligible ACA exams taken during the First Qualifying Round between October 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015 to qualify for the Final.

The Finalists* are:
  • Bethan Harris Brown (Falmouth University)
  • Catherine Moore (Falmouth University)
  • Courtney Johnston (University Of Westminster)
  • Edward Rowe (Falmouth University)
  • Jefferson Galvez (University Of Westminster)
  • Katie Holmes (Falmouth University)
  • Katie Buckland (Falmouth University)
  • Madeleine Farbon (Falmouth University)
  • Simon Williams (Coventry University)
  • Vicky Ratcliffe (Coventry University)
*Subject to confirmation of eligibility and availability for the UK Final in June 2016.

Andrew Flood
(CEO, Prodigy Learning) commented:  "Congratulations to the Finalists and their universities!  These students have truly proved their creative skills and we look forward to seeing them compete at the Final in June.  We'd like to thank all our customers who have participated so far and encourage all eligible colleges and universities to use the Second Qualifying Round as an opportunity to have their students join this group at the inaugural UK & Ireland Final in June."

Last Chance to Win: Second Qualifying Round (January 1, 2016 - May 15, 2016)

A further 10 students from around the UK & Ireland will be chosen using the "top-score method" (highest exam score and lowest exam-taking time) from eligible ACA exams to qualify for the Regional Final in June 2016.  This round has now started and customers are encouraged to sit ACA Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator exams without delay to be in with a chance of joining the list of National Finalists and winning fantastic prizes.

UK & Ireland Final

The Regional Final will bring together the 20 finalists (selected in the two Qualifying Rounds) at an event hosted by Adobe UK in June 2016 to determine the UK & Ireland Champion.  The event will see finalists compete in a design challenge where they will be given instructions, project requirements, and assets to complete a real–world design challenge using Adobe Creative Cloud software.  The UK & Ireland Champion will be determined based on an evaluation of the finalists work.

About the Adobe Certified Associate World Championship

The Adobe Certified Associate World Championship is a global competition that identifies and honours the next generation of design professionals using Adobe software. In 2016 one student will will win the trip of a lifetime (sponsored by Prodigy Learning) to represent the UK & Ireland at the final round of the Championship at Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, Florida from August 7th to 10th.  

More Information

To learn more about the 2016 Adobe Certified Associate World Championship please click here.  To learn more about Adobe Certified Associate certification please click here or contact us.