Delaware Department of Technology and Information Chief Information Officer James Collins recently hosted a celebration to recognize the achievement of Caesar Rodney High School graduate Anirudh Narayanan, who took first place in the Microsoft Excel 2013 category at the recent Microsoft Office Specialist U.S. National Championship in Orlando, Florida.

Anirudh will represent Delaware and the nation when he competes at the upcoming Microsoft Office World Championship. Joined by special guests including Anirudh’s parents, PN and Sudha Narayanan, along with Caesar Rodney School District’s Superintendent Kevin Fitzgerald, High School Principal Sherry Kijowski, teacher Liz Boaman and 34th District Rep. Lyndon Yearick, Collins presented Anirudh with a tribute on behalf of Gov. John Carney and Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long.