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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Bizarre Map Challenge Winners Announced

The GeoTech Center and San Diego State University sponsored "The Bizarre Map Contest." According to the info on the contest, "The Bizarre Map Challenge is a map design competition open to high school, college, and university students in the United States. The goals of this challenge are: to promote spatial thinking; increase awareness of geospatial technology; and inspire curiosity about geographic patterns and map representation in students and the broader public."

Here are the top winners (full list of winners):

First Place ($5,000 first place prize): Christopher Brown

School: University of Alabama

Teacher: Joe Weber

Although Middlebury College swept the largest number of awards,  several two year college students were winners, including several from GeoTech Center partners:
Student: Gail Aloisio
School: White Mountains Comm. College
Teacher: Margaret Heaney

Student: Daniel Schweer
School: San Diego State University
Teacher: Trent Biggs

Student: Joel Miller
School: Gainesville State College
Teacher: Chris Semerjian

by Joe Francica on 04/29 at 10:33 PM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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