LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – A Logan High School senior ranks high in the Cisco NetRiders competition. The competition consist of a series of online exams and activities that test students networking skills.
Konnor Slaats-Reikowski was among more than 1,000 college and high school students from the United States and Canada to take the theoretical and skills based exam. Only 109 of those who took the test moved on to the final round.
Slaats-Reikowski finished as the top competitor from the state of Wisconsin and 29th in North America.
“The competition is a great opportunity for students and alumni to showcase their networking abilities, learn valuable new IT skills, and gain visibility among talent recruiters in the growing ICT and networking field,” states teacher Steve Johnson.
In order to compete in the competition, students have to be enrolled or recently enrolled in a Cisco Networking Academy course.
The School District of La Crosse offers a t Networking Academy. It is located at Logan High School.
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