Evansville, Ind.— Ivy Tech Evansville students Jason Reese (Newburgh) and Matthew Martin (Evansville) placed sixth and Andrea Wall (Newburgh) and Nicholas Paladini (Evansville) placed seventh out of 140 students on 14 teams in the statewide Ivy Tech Community College Information Technology Challenge in Indianapolis on April 26.
Also last week, Ivy Tech Evansville teams took home national honors. One team comprised of Jason Reese (Newburgh), Josh Hill (Evansville), Matthew Martin (Evansville), and Sean Gross (Newburgh) placed 88th and the second team Andrea Wall (Newburgh), Nicholas Paladini (Evansville), Hart Wallace (Evansville) and Nicholaus Abate (Newburgh) placed 138th out of 627 teams in the spring season of the National Cyber League, an online puzzle-based, capture-the-flag style cybersecurity competition.
Ivy Tech is certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) as a Center for Cyber Security in education for two-year colleges and is one of the few two-year colleges to offer this program. To find out more about the Cyber Security/Information Security program visit https://www.ivytech.edu/cyber-security/ .