Local

February 28, 2014

Tech savvy CSMS students, mentors awarded for winning big

Tags:
Scout reports

Sean Paul, Colonel Smith Middle School, or CSMS, CyberPatriots technical mentor, stands to be recognized Monday by students, faculty, staff; Soldiers and Civilians in the CSMS gym. Students and supporting faculty and staff of the CyberPatriots team received certificates from Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca, and Christa Jones, CSMS principal.

Two groups of Colonel Smith Middle School students received recognition for their Science, Technology, Education and Math-based accomplishments during a ceremony Monday in the school gym.

Members of the school’s CyberPatriot team received certificates for being the third best middle school CyberPatriot team in the national semi-finals competition. The Verizon Creative App Challenge team took “Best in State” in Arizona for the application they created.

Altogether, about a dozen students and their team coaches and mentors received awards from Maj. Gen. Robert Ashley, commanding general, U.S. Army Intelligence Center and Fort Huachuca. They also received his congratulations and praise.
Members of both teams were presented with certificates, and those who assisted them were formally recognized.

CyberPatriot team members awarded were: eighth graders James Draeger, 13; Justin McCrary, 13; and Sabrina Pierre, 14; and seventh graders Austin Greene, 13; Colin Owen, 13; and Carson Rice, 12. Adult mentors who worked with the students included Dan Guilmette, Kay Hawkins and Sean Paul.

Verizon Challenge members included: eighth graders Amber Cassidy, 14; Thomas Hakes, 14; Joshua Merrick, 13; Joel Pagan, 14; and Kelly Riley, 13. CSMS teacher Suzanne Jennings assisted the Verizon team.

Detailed stories about the student teams and their winning projects appeared in the Feb. 7 and Feb. 14 issues of The Fort Huachuca Scout.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

VA implements new online tool for military members, Families, transitioning out

In conjunction with the Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program, the new Veterans Employment Center, or VEC, is the federal government’s single authoritative online resource for connecting transitioning service members, veterans and their Families to meaningful career opportunities. The VEC is the first government-wide product that brings together a reputable cadre of public and...
 
 

ACAP has new name, now Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program

As part of the Soldier for Life Program that was introduced last year, the Army Career and Alumni Program, or ACAP, has changed names to the Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program, effective immediately. In an effort to better reflect the new direction of Army transition with the Soldier for Life Program, Army Chief...
 
 
Courtesy Photo

Army has ally in Natick lab

Courtesy Photo Secretary of the Army John McHugh, left, learns about the hypobaric chamber at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine during a March 15, 2012, visit to Natick Soldier Systems Center in Massach...
 

 

Monsoon start means break from hot weather — keep safety in mind this summer

In Arizona, as in other regions of the world including India and Thailand, we experience a monsoon, a season of high temperatures, high winds, and high moisture, resulting in potentially deadly weather. The term “monsoon” comes from the Arabic “mausim,” meaning “season” or “wind shift.” Even though rain doesn’t typically begin in the southern Arizona...
 
 

Melanoma – silent but deadly

Do you love having fun in the sun? If you do, it is essential you protect your skin from exposure to harmful sun rays known to cause skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, and melanoma is the deadliest skin cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, more...
 
 

Civilian of the Month

Rick Davis Agency: Engineer & Instrumentation Branch within Intelligence Electronic Warfare Test Directorate, U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground Position and duties: Electronic technician; provides technical support for testing new Army Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Systems. AISRS does all operational testing here for the military intelligence systems by conducting a test and r...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin