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Lake Stevens students nab top spots in statewide Microsoft competition

MOS certified students

Becoming certified by Microsoft is no small task. After learning a software program and practicing a myriad of techniques you have 50 minutes to complete an online examination. You must earn a score of at least 700 out of 1,000 points. Five students from Karen Coulombe’s computer applications classes at Cavelero Mid High School, and one Lake Stevens High School student, not only earned certification—they blew away their state-level competitors with perfect scores and lightning fast times.

These students competed against other 13- to 22-year-olds throughout the State of Washington. This includes more than 180 participating high schools, colleges and universities. First place winners are invited to the Microsoft U.S. National Competition in Texas in June.