Students compete in conference and others earn certification with Windows’ systems
Northwestern State University Computer Information Systems students who competed in the AITP Region 3 conference on front row from left were Greg Cruice, Adriane Lemoine, Derek Young, Kazue Seo and Caleb Lemoine. On the back row are Jorge Rodriguez, Ryan Galmiche, Matt Foshee, Mason Wiley and faculty sponsors Barbara Russell and Dr. Jack Russell, CIS coordinator.
Nine students in Northwestern State University’s Computer Information Systems program successfully competed in the Association of Information Technology Professionals Region 3 student conference in Oklahoma City, Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Region 3 is a six-state region encompassing Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Northwestern State students brought back four awards. Greg Cruice of Natchitoches and Adriane Lemoine of Pineville placed second and Jorge Rodriguez of San Pedru Sula, Honduras, placed third in Mobile Application Development. Matthew Foshee of Natchitoches and Derek Young of Natchitoches placed third in Systems Analysis and Ryan Galmiche of Natchitoches and Young earned Honorable Mention in Microsoft Office Solutions.
Several students tested in the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certification exams. Rodriguez earned certification in Windows Server and Windows Operating System. Foshee earned certification in Database Development.