HHS Cyber Teams Advance to National Semi-Finals
Huntsville High Schools Cyber Security program prove to be the best in the State with three teams advancing to the National Semi-Final Round of CyberPatriot XII on January 25. HHS had one of the two Alabama JROTC teams to qualify and two of the three Alabama Open Division teams to qualify.
CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. At the core of the program is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, the nation's largest cyber defense competition that puts high school and middle school students in charge of securing virtual networks
JROTC teams qualify for the Semi-Finals by placing in the top one percent of their branch afilliation. HHS Air Force team finished in the top 20 of the 300+ Air Force teams from across the nation and military bases around the globe. The Open division teams have to place in the top one percent of the Open division teams in the Nation. The two HHS Open division teams are currently ranked 48th and 103rd out of the 2500+ teams that competed in the qualifying round.
Top teams from the National Semi-Finals round will advance to the National Championships held in Metro Washington DC during the month of April.