Shelbyville High School placed first in the team event at the annual Business and Computer Contest sponsored by the Lake Land College Business Division and Club IT. Other high schools participating in the event were Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School, Centralia High School, Champaign Centennial High School, Champaign Central High School, Charleston High School, Fairfield Community High School, Flora High School, Martinsville High School, Monticello High School, Neoga High School, Newton Community High School, Paris High School, PBL High School, and Shelbyville High School.
“We look forward to this contest every year,” said Kathy Black, business division chair/business instructor and coordinator of the contest. “We enjoy seeing and visiting with area business teachers and interacting with talented students. It’s a great opportunity for students to showcase their business and computer skills.”
Students from area high schools competed in the following categories: accounting, general business and current events, MOS Word, MOS PowerPoint and MOS Excel. Depending on the category, students either completed a written test or a hands-on test on the computer. First place winners of each contest received a three-credit-hour tuition waiver from Lake Land College.
The winners are as follows:
- Accounting: Devan Warren, Flora High School
- General Business and Current Events: Amber Marie Clark, Fairfield Community High School
- MOS Word: Lexie Madlem, Charleston High School
- MOS PowerPoint: Nicholas Freeman, Flora High School
- MOS Excel: Braden Reedy, Charleston High School
For more information about the Business Division at Lake Land College, contact Kathy Black, business division chair/business instructor, at 217-234-5348 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.