2014 Cyber Security Awareness: 'Kids Safe Online Poster Contest'

The Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) is conducting a 2014 national K-12 poster contest. The goal of the contest is to engage young people in creating posters to encourage other young people to use the Internet safely and securely. All public, private or home schooled students in kindergarten through 12th grade are eligible to participate.

The top three Virginia winners from each grade group (K-5, 6-8, 9-12) will be entered into the national competition. Entries received may be used in national, regional and state cyber and computer security awareness campaigns.

How to Enter: Schools may submit entries to the Commonwealth of Virginia competition by emailing submissions to CommonwealthSecurity@VITA.virginia.gov. A parent may submit for home schooled students. The official rules and topic suggestions are included with the entry form. Please include the following entry form completely filled out (all fields are required) when submitting the poster.

2014 Official Rules and Entry Form

Learn more about the 2014 poster contest (.ppt)

Commonwealth of Virginia submittals must be received by January 31, 2014. Winners of the Virginia contest will be automatically submitted to the national contest by March 3, 2014.

Entry Requirements:
Please see the MS-ISAC National Contest websitefor entry requirements and judging criteria.

For more information or questions, please email CommonwealthSecurity@VITA.virginia.gov

2014 Virginia Poster Competition Finalists

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Category K-5
Bethlehem Tekle, Grade K, Cougar Elementary
Bethlehem Tekle
Grade K
Cougar Elementary
Madison Chase, Grade 5, James Hurst Elementary
Madison Chase
Grade 5
James Hurst Elementary
Rendelle Flores, Grade 5, Westhaven Elementary
Rendelle Flores
Grade 5
Westhaven Elementary

Category 6-8
Ronan Flores, Grade 6, Westhaven Elementary
Ronan Flores
Grade 6
Westhaven Elementary
Garrett O'Donnell, Grade 8, Saint Ann Catholic School
Garrett O'Donnell
Grade 8
Saint Ann Catholic School
Patrice Dour, Grade 8, Saint Ann Catholic School
Patrice Dour
Grade 8
Saint Ann Catholic School

Category 9-12
Abigail Sampsel, Grade 9, Covington High School
Abigail Sampsel
Grade 9
Covington High School
Debi Acevedo, Grade 12, Christ Chapel Academy
Debi Acevedo
Grade 12
Christ Chapel Academy
Thy Dai, Grade 12, Yorktown High School
Thy Dai
Grade 12
Yorktown High School