Thursday, September 21, 2017

Salute to Excellence In Information Technology 2010

The Governing Council of the Jamaica Computer Society salutes the following five young information technologists who did themselves, their families, schools, tutors, communities, industry and our country extremely proud by the sheer excellence and quality of their global achievements in 2010.

By so doing these 5 young technologists demonstrated that our people can, in the global arena, punch way above our weight class in IT to the same extent as we do in sports and music.

  1. Derron Brown, Xormis Team, NCU
  2. Markel Mairs, Xormis Team, NCU
  3. Shawn McLean, Xormis Team, NCU
  4. Andre Tulloch, VTDI , HEART
  5. Dwayne Samuels, Xormis Team, NCU

The Xormis Team emerged World Champions in the Interoperability Division of the 2010 Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition in Poland

Andrew placed 11th of 2,700 entrants in the CISCO NetRiders Competition IT Skill Challenge.


xormis 2010
Members of NCU's Imagine Cup Team (Interoperability Award Category) Xormis share a light moment after presenting their software to judges at the world finals of the Microsoft Imagine Cup in Poland. From left: Derron Brown,Markel Mairs, Shawn McLean, Kenrie Hylton, Team mentor and Chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at NCU and Dwayne Samuels. Image Source: NCU Website