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Published: December 6, 2019


TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE ANNOUNCED TODAY (FRIDAY) THAT TENNESSEE WILL AGAIN PARTICIPATE IN THE GIRLS GO CYBERSTART COMPETITION IN 2020 AND ENCOURAGE YOUNG WOMEN TO EXPLORE OPPORTUNITIES IN STUDYING CYBERSECURITY.  ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE, TENNESSEE BEGAN WORKING WITH GIRLS GO CYBERSTART IN 2019, AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ACROSS THE STATE PARTICIPATED. PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS DECISION-MAKING SKILLS AND INTRODUCES CONCEPTS SUCH AS OPEN-SOURCE INTELLIGENCE, CRYPTOGRAPHY, WEB APPLICATION AND MORE TO SPARK AN INTEREST IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND CYBERSECURITY. PARTICIPANTS AND THEIR HIGH SCHOOLS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR MORE THAN $100,000 IN MONETARY PRIZES AND SCHOLARSHIPS. IN 2019, SEVEN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN TENNESSEE RECEIVED SCHOLARSHIP MONEY FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN THE CYBERSTART GAME. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER GO TO GIRLS GO CYBER START DOT ORG.  THE DEADLINE IS JANUARY 13TH.