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Scott Michael Westmoreland
Courtesy of Catawba Valley Community College

CVCC Student Qualifies For National Graphic Design Championship Competition

A Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) Graphic Design student from Alexander County has qualified for a national championship. The winners of Certiport’s 2024 Adobe Certified Professional Spring Qualifier were announced by Certiport, the leading provider of performance-based IT certification exams that accelerate academic and career opportunities for learners.

CVCC student Scott Michael Westmoreland of Hiddenite has won a place in Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional U.S. National Championship. Scott Michael Westmoreland competed against students from across the United States to earn this coveted spot.

To compete in the Spring Qualifier, students aged 13 to 22 were eligible to earn an invitation by passing an Adobe Certified Professional InDesign, Photoshop, or Illustrator certification exam and submitting an original design by May 3rd, 2024. The students with the top projects earned one of the coveted slots to represent their state and compete.

Westmoreland will get to represent North Carolina at the upcoming 2024 Adobe Certified Professional U.S. National Championship in Orlando, Florida. During this event, he will compete, network with other top students from around the United States. The top three winners will be named the U.S. National Champion and earn a trip to represent the United States and compete in Certiport’s 2024 Adobe Certified Professional World Championship in Anaheim, California.

For more information about Certiport’s Adobe Certified Professional U.S. National Championship visit https://acpchampionship.certiport.com/us. For more information about the Graphic Design program at CVCC, contact Hope Carroll, program director.