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2019-2020 ArcGIS Online Competition Winners 


Park Forest Middle Summer Camp Travel
-Ahmad Zidan, Jonathan Nuygen, Park Forest Middle School
Esri judges recognize and highlight this state winner for doing especially well on certain elements; this story map and project engaged in useful geographic analysis.

Home to School Travel Distance Analysis. Our goal for the project was to determine if the majority of the student population was able to attend summer camp if offered at Park Forest Middle School.


Fossils in Louisiana
-Katherine Winchester, St. Joseph's Academy

This story map is about prehistoric organisms that have left behind fossils in Louisiana. The fossils in this map are from the Mesozoic Era, which ended about 65 million years ago.

Middle School Top Five

Positive Effects of COVID-19

-Savannah Westacott, Piper Briuglio, 8th Grade,

Lusher Charter Middle School

Environmental healing in the wake of a global pandemic.


Louisiana Land Loss

-Ronan Theall, Robert Carroll, 8th Grade,

Lusher Charter Middle School

Land loss is caused by many things. But before we discuss how to mitigate land loss we need to know how it happens.


Louisiana Dolphin Strandings

-Melanie Richards, Mihley Clayton, 8th Grade,

Lusher Charter Middle School

There was a spike in bottlenose dolphin strandings (deaths) that occurred in the spring of 2019 in the Northern Gulf of Mexico including Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the panhandle of Florida. Scientists didn't quite understand the sudden increase in deaths but had many theories.  


Mapping 2020 Summer Camps

-Humberto Rebollar, 8th Grade,

Park Forest Middle School

A Study of Summer Camps for Park Forest Middle School

High School Top Five

Plantations of Louisiana

-Susanna Shields, 9th Grade,

St. Joseph's Academy

a story map about the plantations around Louisiana, who constructed them and when


COVID-19 Testing Sites In Louisiana

-Jane Zaruba, 11th Grade, Home School

As of April 16th, 2020 there has been 22,532 cases of COVID-19 in Louisiana. Approximately 120,000 tests have been completed and reported to the state. Here are areas of interests and testing locations.

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History of Mardi Gras

-Adelaide Zaruba, 9th Grade, Home School

Mardi Gras (French for 'Fat Tuesday') is a Holiday where people celebrate and throw parties and have parades before the Catholic season of Lent. 

The first Mardi Gras to be celebrated in the United States was in 1703.


Murals and Street Art Across Louisiana

-Keira Stewart, 12th Grade,

Baton Rouge Magnet High School

Locations of art in Louisiana's urban cities: Shreveport, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette

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