During Cyber Security Awareness Month in October 2015, ITS encouraged schools in Mississippi to participate in the Cyber Security Awareness Poster Contest. This contest encourages young people to use the Internet safely and securely and engages them in creating messages and images to communicate to their peers the importance of staying safe online. Posters were judged on the following criteria: creativity, originality, poster concept and adherence to technical specifications.
All public, private or homeschooled students in Kindergarten - 12th grades in Mississippi were eligible to participate in the contest. ITS judged and selected winning posters. The winners represented the following schools.
Runnelstown Elementary School
Leake County Career and Technical Center
Wayne County Career and Technical Center
Waynesboro Middle School
New Augusta Elementary
West Point Learning Center
Improving cybersecurity awareness for people of all ages is more important than ever. This contest is an example of how we can get young people thinking about cybersecurity. Congratulations to the students, teachers and schools that participated in this contest.
See the Links below for previous contest results.