CYBER WARRIORS ARE GO, IN LITTLE SILVER

CyberpatriotsThree of the four New Jersey teams competing in upcoming National Youth Cyber Defense Competition — all from Little Silver — are pictured with their coaches.  Front row, L-R: Sophie Navarro, Sam Jansky, Brooke Arend, Josh Sapirstein, Leanne Spears, Mentor Ryan McVeety. Middle row: Mentor Greg Jansky, Holly Scanlon, Charlotte Jansky, Erin Rooy, Matt Swaggerty, Middle School Assitant Coach Kristen Galante. Back row: Coach Jeremy Milonas, Kyle Neary, Louis DiOrio, Tyler Birn, Mark Eulner, Josh Even, Coach Mandy Galante. The teams welcome NJ citizens to follow them on Twitter, hashtag #NJCyberStrong.

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

At a time when the press is bemoaning the loss of high tech jobs from the Garden State, New Jersey schools — recognized among the best in the country — are building the bench to provide the “cyber patriot warriors” that will defend and protect the United States from cyber crime and terrorism.

This reality will be on display March 11 to 13 in Washington D.C., when New Jersey will be the only state represented in all three divisions of the prestigious Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.

Team Alpha from NWS Earle placed second in the All Service Division (Cadets), in a competition that began with over 1000 teams. Team Maroon from Red Bank Regional High School led the way by taking the Number Five slot in the Open Division (High School) finals, after having competed with 978 teams. In the Middle School Division, two teams from Markham Place School in Little Silver won the first and third place slots. They competed among nearly 200 teams nationwide.

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LITTLE SILVER: CYBER WARRIORS IN TRAINING

TeamMaroon1stPictured left to right are embers of Red Bank Regional Academy of Information Technology “Team Maroon” Kyle Neary, Josh Eve, Tyler Birn, Louis DiOrio, Bobby Villaluz (being held up) and Mark Eulner).  The students took first place in the State round of the CyberPatriot competition, among 48 competing teams.

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

Two teams from the Red Bank Regional High School Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) recently finished first and second in New Jersey in the state round of the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. Both teams now go on to compete in the regional round of the competition, which takes place January 16- 18.

In all, 2,175 teams registered to compete in the nationwide Cyber Patriot tournament, with 48 teams from New Jersey.

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RBR STUDENTS ARE NJ CYBERPATRIOT CHAMPS

RBRcyberAcademy of Information Technology students at Red Bank Regional recently clinched the New Jersey CyperPatriot State championship. Pictured above are (seated, left to right): Cris Sochaki, Zach Carrano, Tyler Birn, Josh Even, Christian Bonomo; (standing) RBR AOIT teacher Jeremy Milonas, Alex Dannecker, Louis DiOrio, Tucker Machard, Ryan Terpak, Mark Eulner, RBR AOIT teacher Mandy Galante. 

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School 

Students from the Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) at Red Bank Regional High School once again proved victorious in a major cybersecurity competition, by clinching the New Jersey CyberPatriot State championship. The cybersecurity team from RBR also finished in second place — behind the MIT-sponsored Massachusetts team — in the regional competition of northeastern states.

The ten students composing the NJ championship team are Tyler Birn (Red Bank), Zach Carrano and Tucker Machard (both Little Silver), Josh Even and Mark Eulner (both Shrewsbury), and Christian Bonomo, Alex Dannecker, Louis DiOrio, Chris Sochaki and Ryan Terpak (all Union Beach). Tucker Machard is a senior; Christian Bonomo is a sophomore, while the rest of the team are juniors.

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RBR CYBERPATRIOTS MAKE SEMI-FINAL CUT

CyberpatriotsThe RBR Cyber Patriot team includes (front row, left to right): Alex Dannecker (Union Beach), Mark Eulner (Shrewsbury), Tucker Machard (Little Silver), Tyler Birn (Red Bank), Ryan Terpak (Union Beach). Back row: Mr. Jeremy Milonas, RBR team mentor; Cris Sochacki (Union Beach), Josh Even (Shrewsbury), Zach Carrano (Little Silver ), Louis DiOrio (Union Beach), and Mrs. Mandy Galante, RBR team coach. Not pictured: Christian Bonomo (Union Beach).

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

Red Bank Regional High School’s cyber security students have once again performed exceptionally well in this year’s Air Force Association national premier Cyber Patriot competition.

The team, which began preparations over the summer, has progressed to the semi-final competition after succeeding in two qualifying rounds. They are one of 50 teams to make the cut among 600 who competed in the nation.

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RBR STUDENTS PLACE FIFTH in CYBERLYMPICS

cyberolympicsgroupphotoThe RBR Academy of Information Technology’s newest dream team of cyber warriors is pictured at their academy banner. They are (left to right): Josh Even, Shrewsbury; Tyler Birn, Red Bank; Mark Eulner, Shrewsbury; Zachary Carrano, Little Silver; Louis DiOrio, Union Beach, and Chris Sochacki, Union Beach (all juniors). (click to enlarge)

Press release from Red Bank Regional High School

Red Bank Regional (RBR) Academy of Technology (AOIT) students have continually and consistently scored high on local, regional, state and national technology competitions, particularly in the vitally important area of cyber technology.  Recently, a team from RBR consisting of juniors Tyler Birn (Red Bank), Zachary Carrano (Little Silver), Louis DiOrio (Union Beach), Mark Eulner (Shrewsbury), Josh Even (Shrewsbury), and  Chris Sochacki (Union Beach) has added a new, global level to RBR AOIT achievements. The team finished fifth out of 72 high school teams worldwide in the 2013 Cyberlympics Challenge. The top six teams were honored as the top high school global scorers.

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