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Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, 2008/05/29 - Scriptnetics is pleased to announce that two of its student employees, Justin Vaillancourt and Guillaume Pelletier, recently successfully competed in several computer use and programming competitions for high school students.
Mr Vaillancourt won gold in two separate New Brunswick, Canada competitions and a bronze at a national Canadian competition. Mr Pelletier won a silver at a New Brunswick competition.
At the New Brunswick chapter of the Worldskills competition held on April 27th Mr Vaillancourt won gold in the Microsoft Office 2003 category involving: document processing, databases, spreadsheets, Powerpoint presentations and graphics. Mr. Pelletier won silver in the competition to produce an animation with Flash and design a dynamic website that addressed accessibility issues.
At the Canadian Worldskills championships held in Calgary May 25th Mr Vaillancourt, as the youngest competitor in his category, received a bronze.
Also, in his specialty, application programming, Mr Vaillancourt excelled with a first place in the Annual High School Programming Competition sponsored by Département d’informatique of l'Université de Moncton in conjunction with Department of Mathmatics and Computing Science of Saint Mary's University.
The successes of these two young high school students points to Scriptnetics' on going commitment to remain on the "cutting edge" of application development by encouraging and training the next generation of programmers.
About Scriptnetics, Inc.
Scriptnetics, is a global leader in software development for the medical industry. It also markets some of its own products including Medscribbler, an electronic medical record that was the first to use embedded handwriting on a Tablet PC.
About Saint Mary's University
Saint Mary's University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia with a full time enrollment of 9,000. It is consistently recognized as one of the best undergraduate only universities in Canada.
WorldSkills (worldskills.org) is a worldwide not for profit membership association focused on promoting vocational education and training. WorldSkills is politically and denominationally neutral and provides a unique means of exchange and comparison of world-class competency standards in the industrial trades and service sectors of the global economy.
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