Eighth graders Randy Rasins and Ronan Plunkett from St. Joseph School in Lake Orion placed first in the state for their story map in the ArcGIS Story Map contest that highlights places in Michigan.
The ArcGIS Online US School Competition 2017 was open to high school (grades 9-12) and middle school (grades 4-8) students in the U.S. who can analyze, interpret and present data via an ArcGIS Online presentation, web app or story map.
The eighth graders’ story map focused on the coolest bridges in Michigan. Their story map is now in the national competition.
Other students placing in the top six in the state include: Tommy Joppich, eighth grade, islands in Michigan; Alyson Tiller and Priscilla Scaccia, eighth grade, zoos in Michigan;
Freddie Fresard and Grant Weymouth, seventh grade, ski resorts in Northern Michigan; Martha Wolf and Quinn Dienes, seventh grade, lighthouses in Michigan. – By Carol Azizian