U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu

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Thu August 15, 2013
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Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City receives grant to ramp up education

G.B. Cazes, vice president of the Cyber Innovation Center, is rolling out the Discovery Camp program nationwide.

The Cyber Innovation Center in Bossier City has received a $5 million federal grant to take its Cyber Discovery program nationwide. U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu, D-La., announced the funding yesterday. She chairs the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee. Cyber Innovation Center vice president G.B. Cazes said the grant will fund a national model for cyber education that will reach 1.7 million students and 12,000 teachers.

“They want us in every state, and we expect to reach those numbers through 65 university partners and roughly 700 high schools," Cazes said.

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