Kaplanite receives prestigIous award
Chrissy Lemaire, a native of Kaplan now living in Belgium, was recently named the Microsoft Valuable Professional for 2015-16.
A Kaplan native has won an award of which there are only 80 other people in the world who currently has achieved this success.
Chrissy Lemaire was awarded the Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP) for 2015-2016.
““I am positively floored and honored to receive the PowerShell MVP award this year. It still feels surreal,” said Lemaire. “I’m so stoked. I feel like I just won an Oscar.”
This award is an award that recognizes exceptional technology community leaders worldwide who actively share their real world expertise with users and Microsoft.
“MVPs share a deep commitment to community and a willingness to help others, “ said Steven Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President, Developer Experience & Evangelism, Microsoft Corporation. “They represent the diversity of today’s technical communities. MVPs are present in over 90 countries, spanning more than 30 languages, and over 70 Microsoft technologies. MVPs share a passion for technology, a willingness to help others, and a commitment to community. These are the qualities that make MVPs exceptional community leaders. MVPs’ efforts enhance people’s lives and contribute to our industry’s success in many ways. By sharing their knowledge and experiences, and providing objective feedback, they help people solve problems and discover new capabilities every day.”
Chrissy is a PowerShell expert who has spent her career sharing her knowledge with the technical community through various mediums, including her blog, which can be at https://blog.netnerds.net.
This acknowledgement will also give her early access to technology through a variety of programs offered by Microsoft, which keeps them on the cutting edge of the software and hardware industry.
She is a 1996 graduate of Kaplan High School, a 2007 graduate of the University of San Francisc, and is currently attending Regis University, finishing her Masters in Systems Engineering.
Lemaire currently works for General Dynamics Information Technology at NATO Special Operations Headquarters in Southern Belgium.