Several students at Charleston Middle and High School have attained their Microsoft Office Specialist in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Microsoft Office Specialist Certification is a premier industry recognized certification that provides validation of students’ knowledge, skills and abilities relating to the Microsoft Office applications. The Arkansas Department of Career Education has provided Arkansas schools with a limited number of vouchers so that students can take certification tests without paying the testing fee. The certification will give the students tools to build a brighter future and boost a workforce resume. The certification will also prove to prospective employers that students have the Microsoft Office skills necessary for employment.