ASCTE breaks ground on new student activity center

The Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering broke ground on a new student activity center last week. (ASCTE)

The Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering in Huntsville broke ground Friday on the Sentinel Center— a new student activity center.

The new facility will include a bevy of resources for sports, theater, recreation and more.

The ASCTE Sentinel Center

The Sentinel Center will house basketball courts, a theater room and more. (ASCTE)

The Sentinel Center is the latest addition to what has become one of Alabama’s finest schools. This activity center will add to what is already 130,000 square feet of space at the shool.

The Sentinel Center will include:

  • A 1,100-seat gymnasium
  • Basketball and volleyball courts
  • Fully equipped locker rooms
  • Multifunctional office spaces
  • A specialized band room
  • Theater facilities
  • Robotics space
  • Archery practice areas
  • A mezzanine
  • Concessions, and other extracurricular areas

A generous donation by a local firm

SAIC donated $50,000 for girls sports at the school. (ASCTE)

The new activity center will help facilitate 16 varsity sports at ASCTE, and a generous donation by SAIC helped make that possible.

SAIC donated $50,000 for girls’ sports, which include:

  • Cross Country
  • Volleyball
  • Swim
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Archery
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Tennis

The new campus of ASCTE opened in the fall of 2022. It’s its 26-acre campus is located in Cummings Research Park, and is the state’s third magnet school and is the first school in the U.S. to implement cyber resiliency into all subjects.

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Michael Seale
Michael Seale
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