CWDHS FalconTech King’s Guard advances to CyberTitan III National Finals
For Immediate Release
May 28, 2020
FERGUS, Ontario – After four months of practice and competition, FalconTech King’s Guard representing Centre Wellington District High School in the Upper Grand District School Board will advance to the CyberTitan National Finals.
Being hosted as a virtual competition on June 8th, 2020, students will compete from home in the CyberTitan III National Finals. The finals will feature the top ten teams in Canada, battling it out in a cybersecurity skill test.
CyberTitan III is the third annual national cybersecurity competition, in which middle and high-school students can refine and test their cybersecurity skills. Teams are given tasks involving cybersecurity operations and compete against other teams across Canada. Points are given to the teams that perform the best.
With over 1,000 students and 200 teams competing across Canada, CyberTitan creators, ICTC, have selected the top ten teams in the nation. These ten teams have earned the opportunity to contend in the CyberTitan National Finals. FalconTech King’s Guard from CWDHS is coached by Timothy King and composed of Rachel Routly, Edward Noel, Quentin Wolkensperg, Kyle Welsh, Arvid Kuitert and Nick Robichaud.
FalconTech King’s Guard are extremely proud and excited of their accomplishments so far, understanding that they have been recognized as one of the best teams in the entire competition. Speaking on the top ten announcement, team captain Rachel Routly, states, “I think that we are in good shape for the competition. We have really worked on our collaboration, which I think is super important for any team. The current situation is definitely shaking up our expectations, but it’s never a bad thing to stay on your toes, especially in an ever-changing field like cybersecurity.”
As the grand finale to CyberTitan III nears, teams are preparing for the competition of a lifetime, with FalconTech King’s Guard looking to earn the title of CyberTitan National Champions.
Contact coach Timothy King at [email protected] for team information.