The Coconino High School JROTC CyberPatriot Team completed the first of three rounds in the nation-wide CyberPatriot Competition on Sunday, 10/27/19, in a rigorous, 6-hour, hands-on challenge. Seven JROTC Cadets competed from both CHS and FHS. Individuals included Caleb Morris (10), Carter Brooks (12), Hunter Brooks, (10), Noah Burdick (10), Autumn Creekmur (11), Levi Haynie (9), and Aidan Yoakum (10).
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. Other programs include AFA CyberCamps, an elementary school cyber education initiative, a children’s literature series, and CyberGenerations –a cyber safety initiative geared toward keeping senior citizens safe online."