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EVANSVILLE – Courtney Roos graduated summa cum laude and received her associate degree in office administration with a software- applications concentration through Ivy Tech Community College’s School of Business in a commencement ceremony held May 4 at the Ford Center in Evansville.
Roos maintained a 4.0 grade-point average throughout her college tenure at Ivy Tech, where she received a membership invitation to the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society as well as the Kappa Beta Delta International Honor Society. She earned an OFAD technical certificate, OPAC certification, was named to the dean’s list each semester, was selected as one of 78 students across the state for inclusion in Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, met eligibility requirements for the Student Leadership Academy and was recruited for the Student Ambassador program.
She also was recruited for, and accepted, a tutoring position through Ivy Tech. She was awarded the Atlas World Group Scholarship, Ivy Tech Community College Jennings and Ann Carter Scholarship, Ivy Tech Community College Jennings D. and Josephine K. Carter Scholarship and the Ivy Tech Community College Chancellor’s Scholarship.
In addition, Roos earned a Microsoft Office Specialist Master Certification. To earn the credential, Roos demonstrated expertise in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access by passing the required MOS certification exams.
Roos accomplished a perfect score of 1,000 points on the MCAS Microsoft Office Word examination and has been entered into worldwide competition through the Microsoft program. She is the first Ivy Tech student in the region to achieve this accomplishment.
She is employed at the Ferdinand News and Spencer County Leader. She is the daughter of Brian and Darla Roos of Evanston.