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The Johnson Central High School cybersecurity teams recently competed at the national CyberPatriot competition, with one of the teams emerging as the Gold Tier champion.

Johnson Central High School’s cybersecurity teams, supported by Big Sandy Community and Technical College through BSCTC’s GenCyber grant in association with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Security Agency (NSA), achieved remarkable success at this year’s national CyberPatriot competitions, according to a statement from BSCTC

In their second consecutive year of participation, the teams have improved their performance and earned well-deserved recognition. Previously competing in the Silver Tier, they have now ascended to the Gold Tier, demonstrating their commitment to excellence and dedication to cybersecurity, the statement said.

The teams claimed the top positions in the Gold Tier, with one team emerging as the Gold Tier champion. Their performance earned them a spot in the semi-finals, scheduled for Han. 19, where they will compete nationally.

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“It has been a pleasure to see this group of students’ enthusiasm for increasing their knowledge and skills in the field of cybersecurity. We are fortunate to have John Robinson and Susie Knott at JCHS to coach these incredible students through an arduous national competition against some of the best students in the United States,” said Cindy McKenzie, BSCTC professor of cybersecurity.


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