Red Bank Student Places In National Cybersecurity Challenge
Red Bank Regional junior Carter Costic earned a top spot in the competition among 1,425 students from across the nation
RED BANK, NJ - A Red Bank Regional High School student was recently named a winner of a national cybersecurity competition, placing in a top spot among 1,425 students from 43 states.
Co-hosted by The National Governors Association (NGA), Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Cyber.org, the National Governors Association Cyber Competition named Little Silver resident Carter Costic as the second-place winner.
The free virtual event tested students' cybersecurity knowledge through a unique set of challenges. This competition is part of Cyber.org's effort to spark youth interest in cybersecurity careers and fill New Jersey's 13,273 total cybersecurity job openings, according to a news release.
Costic also earned a $1,250 technology donation to Red Bank Regional High School provided by the Cybersecurity Youth Apprenticeship Initiative.
The full list of winners and awards can be accessed here.