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West Point student Kyle Lemke to compete in national Microsoft Excel competition

West Point student Kyle Lemke to compete in national Microsoft Excel competition

For most students, knowing your way around Microsoft Office can help make writing papers for class easier. For West Point High School student Kyle Lemke, knowing the software has earned him a trip to Orlando in June.

Lemke, a West Point sophomore, will represent Virginia at the Certiport 2019 Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Orlando, Florida, June 17-19. Lemke received the honor after earning the highest certification score in the state for Microsoft Office Excel 2013.

A self-described math nerd who enjoys gaming and RPGs outside of school, Lemke said he’s been working with computers longer than he’s been...

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