Mickey Price isn’t satisfied with “doing nothing”

By: Mike A. Bryan “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” - George Bernard Shaw Mary K. Price, or Mickey as we know her, is one of our most recent candidates to begin an apprenticeship. She has been at Barry Wehmiller since the [...]

By |2020-08-25T14:09:21-05:00August 25th, 2020|Inspire, Latest News, Placed Apprentices, Updates|0 Comments

Alex Hummel: Overcoming Obstacles

By: Mike A. Bryan Meet our newest apprentice, Alex Hummel! Alex has been placed at ATB Technologies and is very excited for the opportunity to put his cyber skills and knowledge into practice.  Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Alex’s father moved the family to St. Louis for his job, and decided to stay even when offered [...]

Weasle Forsythe and Her Desire to Learn

Born in Bay City, Texas, Weasle (pronounced like the animal) grew up in Clute and San Antonio, Texas. She is a huge Marvel fan, and reads numerous comics from that imprint. For fun, she likes to work on hacking projects, mess with electronics, read Wikipedia articles, and watch YouTube videos about all manner of subjects. [...]

By |2019-07-30T08:54:28-05:00July 26th, 2019|Placed Apprentices|0 Comments

Darrick Hall’s Search for a Role in Cybersecurity

Darrick was born and raised in Idaho and came to St. Louis in search of jobs and a life for his family, a wife and two children. He enrolled at Maryville University in cybersecurity, and quickly found out from seniors in his program that getting an internship was key to finding a job, and getting [...]

By |2019-07-30T08:52:20-05:00July 26th, 2019|Placed Apprentices|0 Comments

Rethinking Cybersecurity Education To Meet Growing Demand

Weasle Forsythe is an information assurance apprentice with SuprTEK - a government contracting firm in O’Fallon, Illinois, outside of St. Louis. In the quiet office of cubicles with two screens and near-silent coders, her cubicle is decked out. “I have all my toys here and my huge fidget cube, and my Spider Gwen and my [...]

By |2019-07-26T10:05:54-05:00January 24th, 2019|Placed Apprentices|0 Comments

The Cyber Hack That Changed the Course of a Life

The Cyber Hack That Changed the Course of a Life By Katherine Drollinger, Cybersecurity Apprentice   The computer turned black and white in front of my stunned eyes.  I didn’t know it at the time, but someone had taken remote control of my computer and was running the command prompt.  I was 13 at the [...]

By |2019-07-29T09:55:22-05:00January 23rd, 2018|Placed Apprentices|0 Comments
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