Business briefs for Aug. 11-13 |

Business briefs for Aug. 11-13

World champions, early success and a diamond bracelet

World champion of Microsoft Office crowned

Governor Gary Herbert congratulated winners of the Certiport Worldwide Competition Tuesday at The Chateaux at Silver Lake. More 50 teenagers from around the world competed in a test of their Microsoft Office skills. These were the finalists from an initial candidate pool of 115,000 young people worldwide, according to a press release. The annual competition is organized by the American Fork company Certiport, which creates Microsoft Office Certifications. This was the first year Park City hosted the event.

High West Distillery named a "Top 25 Under Five"

According to a press release, the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum recently named High West Distillery as a "Top 25 Under Five" company. The designation recognizes businesses that have demonstrated impressive growth during their first five years.

Eric Morrison finds diamond in the rough

Twice a year, Park City Jewelers on Main Street offers a chance to win a piece of

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jewelry designed and manufactured by the company by solving clues hidden in its catalogue. The store recently announced Parkite Eric Morrison as the winner of a diamond mountain bracelet worth $2,500.