The 2023 Esri K-12 Story Map Competition

Grace Newman and Rachel Lay, recent graduates of Jacksonville High School in Jacksonville, Illinois, are the national 1st prize winners of the ArcGIS Online Story Map Competition for 4-12 students.
2023 Competition Participation and Nationwide Results

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Competition organizers:
Dean Butzow & Rey de Castro
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Thank you sponsors!

Esri K12 Education || Illinois Geographic Alliance || Lincoln Land Community College || The Geographic Society of Chicago

National Geographic MapMaker is an interactive online mapping platform featuring curated maps for teaching and learning. MapMaker is free, doesn’t require a login and works on lightweight devices such as tablets and laptops.

GIS Day is November 15, 2023

Celebrate GIS Day by hosting an event at your organization, school, or community.