This award is presented to an outstanding cybersecurity student who has demonstrated consistent progress and sustained development in cybersecurity discipline. Nomination for this award can be made by peers, but the faculty of the nominee must attest to the reason why they deem this nominee an outstanding cybersecurity student. The criteria for this award category may include one, or more of following: grades, skills, knowledge, contributions to the cyber communities, affiliation with professional association, designation, and so on.