K12 Cyber Security Poster Contest
During Cyber Security Awareness Month in October 2019, 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:
- Brandon Elementary School
- Buckatunna Elementary School
- Leake County Career & Technical School
- Wayne County Career and Technical Center
- Waynesboro River School
- West Point High School
ITS entered the winning
posters of the state of Mississippi contest into the national poster contest
sponsored by the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC)
division of The Center for Internet Security (CIS).
The national contest will include students from the 50 United States,
the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Territories. The winning posters will be displayed in the
2021 National Cyber Security Calendar, the MS-ISAC website, and may also be used
in campaigns to raise awareness among children of all ages about the Internet
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.