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Bloomington North Girls Cybersecurity Club to Compete in National Championship

2019 North Girls Go Cyberstart


Bloomington High School North Girls Qualify for Cybersecurity National Championship


Congratulations to the Bloomington High School North GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) Club on qualifying for the Girls Go Cyberstart National Championship! The team was one of nine schools in Indiana that qualified.


Girls Go CyberStart is a fun and interactive series of digital challenges designed to introduce high school girls to the field of cybersecurity. More than 6,600 high school girls played Girls Go CyberStart in 2019. These girls competed in three stages for the chance to win cash prizes individually and for their school as well as scholarships to help pay for college. Girls Go CyberStart is made up of three stages. Teams started by participating in a fun online tryout called CyberStart Assess from March 20 through April 12. Clubs that meet the program's selection criteria moved on to CyberStart Game, from June 5 through June 7, where they'll compete in an online game of Capture the Flag in CyberStart Compete! The team could only choose four participants to be a part of the National Championship stage.


Bloomington High School North Girls Go Cyberstart Team


Angel Fisher-Plunkett

Christine Zhou

Erin Lillis

Grace Fowler

Grace Fishel

Joy Bhattacharya

Joy Lin

Kaycee Clowers

Maddy Ford

Sierra Evans

Kaitlyn Wong

Maddie Shaw


The students below are representing the school in the national championship:

Christine Zhou

Grace Fowler

Joy Bhattacharya


Stay tuned to the MCCSC website to find out the competition results in mid-July!


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About the Monroe County Community School Corporation:

The Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC) serves nearly 11,000 students from diverse populations in 23 schools. MCCSC is a leader in STEM and EARTH curricula, encompasses a Performing Arts Academy, International Baccalaureate schools, Dual Immersion programs, multiple Career Pathways, a Career Center, as well as numerous College Credit and Advanced Placement opportunities to prepare students for college and career readiness. Our commitment, as we educate tomorrow’s leaders, is to Engage, Empower, and Educate all students in a world-class learning environment empowering them to maximize their educational success in becoming productive, responsible global citizens.


Posted 05-29-2019