Two Dunbar High School Students Win Microsoft State Championships

Two Dunbar High School Students Win Microsoft State Championships
Posted on 01/25/2022
Two Dunbar High School Students Win  Microsoft State Championships

Dunbar High School is proud to announce it now has its 24th and 25th Certiport® Microsoft Office Specialist Florida State Champion. Isabel Liu earned the 2022 Microsoft Office Specialist Florida State Champion for PowerPoint 2019 and Carson Mulvey is the 2022 Certiport Microsoft Specialist Florida State Champion for Word 2019.

Liu will compete in the 2022 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship in Dallas, Texas in June. The winner of this competition will receive a $3,000 scholarship, trophy, certificate, and an invitation to compete at the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship.

“Everybody is excited, especially my little sisters at the prospect of going to Texas,” said shocked freshman, Isabel Liu. “We're looking forward to the competition, and thankful for the opportunity!”

Mulvey was the 2019 Microsoft Specialist Florida State Champion for Word 2016 and is not allowed to compete for another national championship in Word. He plans to try to qualify for Excel in the spring. In December he finished 2nd in the 2021 Microsoft World Championship in PowerPoint 2016 after winning the state and national title.

Since Dunbar began competing in 2011 in the Certiport Microsoft competitions, the school has the rare distinction of having three Microsoft World Champions. Six Dunbar students have also placed in the Top 4 in the world.

“Although this may seem common for Dunbar, make no mistake that this is quite an achievement,” says Principal Carl Burnside. “No other US School can boast that they have had three Microsoft World Champions.”