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2018 Press Releases



Four Student Teams Named National Winners of 2017-18 eCYBERMISSION Competition
June 22, 2018
The U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) is pleased to announce the 2017-18 national winners of the 16th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The winning teams were announced today at the National Judging & Educational Event (NJ&EE) awards luncheon in Reston, Virginia.

2017 Press Releases



U.S. Army’s eCYBERMISSION Kicks Off 16th Year of Competition
September 7, 2017
The U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) today announced the kickoff of the 16th annual eCYBERMISSION program, a web-based competition designed to cultivate student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by encouraging students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their local communities. Students can win on a state, regional, and national level, with national winning teams receiving up to $9,000 in U.S. EE Savings Bonds, valued at maturity. Registration is open until December 13, 2017 at www.ecybermission.com.


The U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program Announces 2016-17 eCYBERMISSION Competition National Winning Teams
July 5, 2017
The U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) is pleased to announce the 2016-17 national winners of the 15th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The winning teams were announced last Friday at the National Judging & Educational Event (NJ&EE) awards luncheon.

2016 Press Releases



eCYBERMISSION STEM competition Kicks off its 15th Year!
August 03, 2016
Registration for eCYBERMISSION, a web-based STEM competition free to students in grades 6–9, is now open. Now in its 15th year, eCYBERMISSION challenges students to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their local communities. Registration is open until December 7, 2016.


U.S. Army Announces National Winning Teams of 2015-16 Competition
June 24, 2016
The U.S. Army is pleased to announce the 2015-16 national winners of the 14th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The winning teams were announced this afternoon at the National Judging and Educational Event (NJ&EE) awards luncheon.


20 National Finalist Teams Advance in U.S. Army’s 2015-16 competition
May 06, 2016
The U.S. Army today announced that 20 student teams have been selected as national finalists in the 14th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The web-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program—sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)—is designed to cultivate student interest in STEM by encouraging students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world problems in their local communities.

2015 Press Releases



NSTA Joins the Battelle-led AEOP Consortium to Support Multiple STEM Programs for Students
October 13, 2015
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) today joined the consortium of the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) Cooperative Agreement (COA), led by Battelle Memorial Institute (Battelle). As part of the consortium, NSTA will continue to promote student achievement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by administering eCYBERMISSION—a web-based competition free to students in grades 6-9— in addition to administering two additional AEOP STEM initiatives: Gains in the Education of Mathematics and Science (GEMS) and Camp Invention. GEMS is a summer STEM enrichment program for students in grades 5-12 that takes place in participating Army Research Laboratories across the country. Camp Invention is a summer STEM enrichment experience for students in grades K-5 nationwide featuring collaborative learning opportunities led and administered by local teachers.


The U.S. Army Announces National Winning Teams of the 2014-15 eCYBERMISSION Competition
June 19, 2015
The U.S. Army is proud to announce the 2014-15 national winners of the 13th annual eCYBERMISSION competition.


The U.S. Army Announces 20 National Finalists to Advance in the 2014-2015 eCYBERMISSION Competition
May 7, 2015
The U.S. Army today announced that 20 talented student teams have been selected as national finalists in the 13th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The web-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program—sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)—is designed to cultivate student interest in STEM by encouraging students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world problems in their local communities. The national finalist teams now advance to the competition’s National Judging and Educational Event (NJ&EE), taking place in Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.


The U.S. Army Announces 60 Regional Finalists to Advance in the 13th Annual eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition
April 27, 2015
The U.S. Army today announced that 60 student teams will advance in the 13th annual eCYBERMISSION competition – one of several science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives offered by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP). Sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), eCYBERMISSION, is a web-based STEM competition that is free to students and designed to help build students’ interest and knowledge in STEM. Students in grades six through nine are challenged with developing a solution to a real-world problem in their local community. Students compete on state, regional, and national levels for monetary awards, with national winning teams receiving up to $9,000 in U.S. EE Savings Bonds, valued at maturity.


Army Educational Outreach Program Participants Attend 2015 White House Science Fair
March 23, 2015
The U.S. Army has announced that two National winning teams and a National finalist team from one of its science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) initiatives within the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) portfolio — eCYBERMISSION — have been invited to the 2015 White House Science Fair on Monday, March 23, 2015.

2014 Press Releases



U.S. Army’s eCYBERMISSION Kicks Off 13th Year of Competition
August 27, 2014
The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, on behalf of the Army Educational Outreach Program, today announced the kickoff of the 13th annual eCYBERMISSION program, a free online learning competition designed to cultivate student interest in science, technology, engineering and math by encouraging students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their local communities. Students can win on a state, regional, and national level, with national winning teams receiving up to $9,000 in U.S. EE Savings Bonds, valued at maturity. Registration is open until December 17, 2014 at www.ecybermission.com.


The U.S. Army Announces the National Winners in the 2013-2014 eCYBERMISSION Competition
June 20, 2014
The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, on behalf of the Army Educational Outreach Program, is proud to announce the 2013-14 national winning teams of the 12th annual eCYBERMISSION competition.


The U.S. Army Announces the Regional Winners in the 2013-2014 eCYBERMISSION Competition
May 13, 2014
Twenty student teams have been selected asregional first-place winners in the 12th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. The web-based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program, sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), encourages students in grades sixth through ninth to develop solutions to real-world challenges in their communities. The teams will advance to the competition’s National Judging and Educational Event (NJ&EE) taking place in June in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Atthe event, students will present their projects to a panel of judges and a national winning team from each grade level will be chosen.


278 Teams of U.S. Students Name State Winners in the 12th Annual eCYBERMISSION Competition
April 21, 2014
The U.S. Army announced the state winners of the 12th annual eCYBERMISSION competition, one ofseveral science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives offered by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP). The competition, sponsored by the U.S. Army and administered by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), is a free online learning competition designed to cultivate student interest in STEM by encouraging students in grades six through nine to develop solutions to real-world problems in theirlocal communities. Students must be U.S. citizens enrolled in aU.S.-based public, private or home school, orDepartment of Defense Education Activity school to participate. Students can win on a state, regional, and national level, with national winning teams receiving up to $8,000 inU.S. EE Savings Bonds, valued atmaturity.

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