Mapping Tennessee
Tennessee ArcGIS Online Mapping Contest for Middle and High School Students
Posted on June 4th, 2018

​Students and teachers from across Tennessee recently participated in the second annual
mapping contest with topics ranging from mapping local greeways to confronting our past.
Utilizing ESRI’s ArcGIS Online platform, students collected and created data for projects that
focused on individual research questions. Students incorporated their data into interactive
maps and websites to provide context, supplemental information, and their methodology to

We would like to recognize the students and teachers who participated in the contest this year
and acknowledge the hours of work that go into collecting and creating data, developing maps,
and producing supplemental material like videos and pictures.

For the contest, students participated in either the middle school or high school division, with
the top 5 maps in each division awarded $100 from ESRI. The 1st place map in each division will be submitted to ESRI for judging at the national level with the top overall team in each division receiving an invitation to attend the ESRI International User Conference in San Diego, California this summer.

We are pleased to announce the top 5 maps and the first-place winners of the first ArcGIS
Online Mapping Contest for Tennessee Middle and High School Students.

Middle School
No middle school entries for 2018

High School
1st Place | Lynching in Tennessee, University School of Nashville
Greenway System of Murfreesboro, TN, Central Magnet School
Tennessee State Parks, Central Magnet School
Veterans in Tennessee, Central Magnet School
TN Rutherford County Cemeteries v. Population, Central Magnet School

The Tennessee ArcGIS Online Mapping Contest was sponsored by ESRI. Based in Redlands, CA,
ESRI is the global market leader in Geographic Information Systems software. Additional
support was provided by Woolpert and Geo-Jobe. Woolpert is a national architecture,
engineering and geospatial firm that delivers value to clients by strategically blending
engineering excellence with leading-edge technology and geospatial applications. GEO
Jobe is committed to showing clients how geospatial thinking can guide them to save time,
money, and make better business decisions from their GEOPowered Cloud and custom

For more information please contact: Michael Camponovo
209A Burchfiel Geography Building, UTK
(865) 974-5348

Posted in News    Tagged with Mapping Contest, Middle School, High School, ArcGIS


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