MECC students earn five of top six scores at regional cybersecurity competition.

Wise, VA – On Thursday, October 24, MECC cybersecurity and software development students competed in UVa-Wise’ second annual BSides Capture the Flag competition, a computer-based individual competition that tests participants ability to problem-solve with regards to information technology and security. MECC students Macarthur Inbody and Noah Sturgill were two of three competitors who tied for 1st place. In addition, Danielle Lamb, Jonathan (Shane) Strong, and Noah Moneyhun respectively earned 3rd, 4th, and 5th place out of a field of over 60 participants. MECC would like to congratulate these students and all other participating MECC students for their success and hard work during this event. Also appreciated is the dedication of MECC faculty Terri Lane and Ritchie Deel, who served as faculty mentors for this competition.