CRESTON--A team of students from Southwestern Community College's computer club placed 12th nationally at the 2009 National Cyber Defense Competition held February 20-21 in Ames. This was the second consecutive year SWCC students have participated in the event. During the 2008 competition, the SWCC team placed 25th.
A team of five SWCC business systems networking students placed third over the weekend in the Community College Cyber Defense Competition held at Iowa State University in Ames.
Team members included (L to R): Elliot VeVerka, sophomore from Montezuma; Zach Feldhacker, sophomore from Creston; Joshua Bix, freshman from Hopkins, MO; Ray Chenoweth, sophomore from Afton; and Evan Musfeldt, freshman from Lacona.