Cyber Talons

Cyber Talons in the News

Promoting science, engineering, technology and mathematics (STEM) education, Rowlett High School is the district’s first to implement a national Air Force Association-established initiative: CyberPatriot—The National Youth Cyber Education Program. Read More

About us

Rowlett High School is proud to host the only CyberPatriot teams in Garland ISD. 2014-2015 was the charter year for these teams. The Cyber Talons will be competing in Round 1 of CyberPatriot IX on Sunday, Nov. 13.

Technical Mentors

Frank Roesch

Coach

Trina Cunningham

Team Members

Team A Team B Team C Team D Team E (ROTC)
Zac Bonar* Nicole Shadley* Preston Nguyen* Ethan Belton* Dennis Rana*
Brandon Motes* Trevor Nored Jon Guerra Christian Hitchcock Drew Permenter
Sam Luttrull Christian Newkirk Delaney Wright Kennedy Warren Ariana See
Jonathan Poulose Jose Torres Luke Harris Taryn Hollingsworth Connor Degroot
Jayson Werth Kathryn Villarreal  Kelley Long Emmanuel Pajaro  
    Benjamin Nguyen     

* Denotes team captain

What is Cyber Talons?

The Cyber Talons is a competition team registered with the CyberPatriot organization of the Air Force Association. The competition puts teams of high school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. In the rounds of competition, teams are given a set of virtual images that represent operating systems and are tasked with finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities within the images and hardening the system while maintaining critical services in a six hour period.

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