Drew Blessing is Featured Developer on Liferay Website  

December 22, 2011

Drew Blessing, a Linux System Specialist at Educational Service Unit 10 in Kearney, was recently named the winner of the first ever Community Verifier contest on the Liferay website.  Liferay is the portal software site for ESU 10. Drew receives "Featured Developer" status for the month of February. Drew is an avid participant in the Liferay community, involved in the BugSquad, Community Verifier program, and enjoys helping other community members on the message boards and IRC. Drew became familiar with Liferay in late 2010 and is working to integrate other open-source products with Liferay Portal to create a custom learning environment for students. As part of this initiative, Drew is leading two new community projects. Drew enjoys programming and has experience in a wide range of languages including PHP, Java and Perl.

Drew graduated from Chadron State College in 2010 with a degree in Information Management Systems and is currently pursuing a Master's degree in Management of Information Systems.