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Missouri State University hosts AITP Region 4 Student Conference

Monday, November 02, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michelle Hulett

Missouri State University hosts AITP Region 4 Student Conference

The Missouri State University (MSU) student chapter successfully hosted a Region 4 conference and competition on October 23 and 24th in Springfield, Missouri.  MSU students were joined by fellow AITP members from Missouri Western State University, University of Central Missouri, and Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

Featured speakers included Kurt Theobold, CEO of Classy Llama (an E-Commerce agency), Dr. Shannon McMurtrey, Director of the MSU Cybersecurity program, and Jeremy Bartley, Co-Founder & CMO of ThinkDigital. Both Shannon and Jeremy are members of the Southwest Missouri chapter.

Students competed in six events and awards were presented during a banquet at the historic Kentwood Hall on the MSU campus.  Winners include:

Database Solutions
First Place:  Jasmin Herendeen, Hannah Long – Grand Valley State University
Second Place: Brandon Rasmussen, Carlton Teff – Missouri Western State University
Third Place: Josh Forbis, Christian Harris – University of Central Missouri

Web Solutions
First Place:  Patricia Richardson, Ariel Smith - Missouri State University

Mobile Application Development
First Place: Oliver Klesing, Ryan Tate - Missouri State University
Second Place:  Justin Penney, Kallie Riff - Missouri State University

Microsoft Office Solutions
First Place: Charles Kaucher, Mitchell Marlow - Missouri State University
Second Place: Jasmin Herendeen, Hannah Long – Grand Valley State University
Third Place: Patricia Richardson, Ariel Smith - Missouri State University

PC Troubleshooting
First Place:  Christian Harris – University of Central Missouri
Second Place: Jared Newhart - Missouri State University
Third Place: Nick Schwarting – Grand Valley State University

Java Development
First Place: Patricia Richardson, Ariel Smith - Missouri State University
Second Place:  Oliver Klesing, Ryan Tate - Missouri State University

The MSU students look forward to hosting again next October.  The R4 event will start just one day after the very successful techITout technology showcase and expo, which is hosted by the Southwest Missouri chapter. The techITout event provides technology demonstrations and professional development programs which draws over 800 registered attendees each year.  Combining the two events will offer a great opportunity for professional development as well as friendly competition with fellow students.  For more information visit http://techitoutexpo.com/ and http://r4.msuaitp.com/


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