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Hennepin Technical College Dominates Minnesota SkillsUSA Internetworking and Cybersecurity Championships

Hennepin Tech 2024 cybersecurity medalists

St. Paul, Minn., April 13, 2024

Hennepin Technical College proudly announces its exceptional performance at the recent SkillsUSA Internetworking and Cybersecurity Championships held on April 12-13. Talented students from Hennepin Tech showcased their expertise and skill, sweeping the podium in the categories of Internetworking and Cybersecurity.

"We are thrilled and immensely proud of our students for their outstanding achievements at the SkillsUSA Championships," said Dr. Ryan Brovold, SkillsUSA Advisor and Cyber Defense Faculty at Hennepin Tech. "Their dedication, hard work, and exceptional skills have truly set them apart, and we commend them for their remarkable performance."

2024 SkillsUSA Internetworking Medalists

Among the students who secured top honors include:

  • Alec Peterson and Aaron MacMurdo (Gold Medalist Cybersecurity Team)
  • Chijindu Nwahizu and Lev-Yosyf Labinskyi (Silver Medalist Cybersecurity Team)
  • Philip Sanford (Gold Medalist Internetworking)
  • Shi Khai Moua (Silver Medalist Internetworking)
  • Nora Falling (Bronze Medalist Internetworking)
  • Daniel Fayiah (Internetworking Team Member, Alternate)

Their remarkable accomplishments reflect the high caliber of education and training offered at Hennepin Tech. Brovold and faculty Joan Bernard played a pivotal role in guiding and mentoring the students throughout their journey to success. "We extend our heartfelt congratulations to our talented students for their exceptional performance and dedication," said Dr. Ryan Brovold. "Their success is a testament to their hard work, perseverance, and passion for their craft. We are incredibly proud of each of them."

The outstanding performance of Hennepin Tech's students at the SkillsUSA Internetworking and Cybersecurity Championships reinforces the institution's commitment to providing top-quality education and preparing students for rewarding careers in technology and cybersecurity.

Hennepin Tech is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Administration (NSA).

About Hennepin Technical College

Founded in 1972, Hennepin Technical College is the largest stand-alone technical college in Minnesota. With campuses in Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, the college offers degree and non-degree courses in over 40 programs in the skilled trades and high-demand career fields. Achieving a high job placement rate, Hennepin Tech prepares students for high-paying employment opportunities.


Last updated by mdibba : 2024-04-15 08:53:48