Monday, January 14, 2013
Cyber Patriot is a nation-wide cyber defense competition for high school students. With a foundation in cyber-security and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, the exercise provides students with skills that will help them succeed and are critical to our nation’s future. There are 1,225 teams representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Department of Defense Dependent Schools in both Europe and the Pacific, and Canada registered for this year’s competition. Teams from Summerville and Ashley Ridge High Schools are competing in the “All Service” Division, which is open to JROTC units from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force, as well as Civil Air Patrol and US Naval Sea Cadent Corps units.