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 bright teen 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.
Katherine won a cash prize, a NuVision Solo 10 Draw Tablet and the ReadManna Chairman’s Prize for coming third in the competition.