Twenty teams (12 college and 8 high school) competed for prizes and bragging rights in the 2019 Palmetto Digital Forensics Competition held on April 13th at Trident Technical College in North Charleston, SC. Scoring of the ‘capture-the-flag’ event was tallied shortly after 3pm and winners took to the stage. Congratulations to the competitors and 2019 PDFC winners from the following school teams!

2019 PDFC College Division 1st Place: CU Cyber Dream Team - Clemson UniversityCollege Division – 1st Place: CU Cyber Dream Team, Clemson University (Weston Belk, Maxwell Harley and Nick Bulischeck)
2019 PDFC College Division Runner-Up: CU Cyber Meme Team - Clemson UniversityCollege Division – Runner-Up: CU Cyber Meme Team, Clemson University (David Houston, Foster McLane)

2019 PDFC High School Division 1st Place: Making Moves - Palmetto Scholars AcademyHigh School Division – 1st Place: Making Moves, Palmetto Scholars Academy (Thevin Zirkle and Scott Repik)
2019 PDFC High School Division Runner-Up: Hash Me Outside! - Hanahan High SchoolHigh School Division – Runner-Up: Hash Me Outside!, Hanahan High School (Sercey Rogers, Angelica Rodriquez and Creig Cooke)

We thank every student who traveled to participate and express special thanks to the mentors and parents for supporting our future cyber warriors and forensicators!