Awards and Honors

National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

Awarded by the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) for earning 2nd place in 2022

South Dakota Wing Cadet of the Year

Awarded by Civil Air Patrol – the United States Air Force Auxiliary

CyberPatriot National Finalists

Awarded by CyberPatriot (Cyber Defense Competition) – The National Youth Education Program

Woman in Cybersecurity

Awarded by the Cyber Defense Awards

Peraton Cyber Award

Awarded by Peraton

UMSA Award Winner

Awarded by the United Midwest Security Alliance

SBS/Gamewell Cyber Award

Awarded by SBS Cybersecurity

DSU Homecoming Queen

Awarded by Dakota State University in 2021



ESET Woman in Cyber Award

Intertech CompSci Award

InfoSec Accelerate Award

Peraton Cyber Leader Award

Malwarebytes STEM Award

Evolve IP Tech & CompSci Award

VIP Woman in Tech Award

(ISC)² Woman in Cyber Award

WiCyS Cybersecurity Training

CDM Woman in Cybersecurity

NCWIT Aspirations in Computing

Other Awards + Honors


DSU Student Senator of the Year

DSU V.A. Lowry Scholar

DSU Campus Student Leader

DSU Homecoming Queen

CAP Commander Commendation

CAP SD State Cadet of the Year

CAP General Ira C. Eaker Award

CAP NCC National Finalist Award

Citi Youth Leadership Award

FFM Eagle Award

Ridgeline Academic Award

USAF Organizational Excellence