PA Alliance for Geographic Education

ArcGIS Online Map Competition Winners

May 1, 2017

Pennsylvania: Past, Present, and Future


ArcGIS Online Middle School and High School Competition-2017


Winners Announced


The PA Alliance for Geographic Education, PAMAGIC, PASDA, and the PA Department of Agriculture are pleased to announce the winners of the Pennsylvania 2017 ESRI ArcGIS Online Mapping Competition.

High School Division  

Top Prize: PA State Finalist:

Leah Topping from Susquehanna Township High School (Harrisburg) with her entry entitled: “Pennsylvania’s Energy: Past, Present and Future.” Leah’s AGO story map will represent Pennsylvania in the US National Competition in June. Congratulations Leah and her teacher Ashleigh Huffman


Two PA State Awardees:

Josh Gerber from Blue Mountain High School (Schuylkill Haven) with his entry entitled “Paranormal Sites of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania” (teachers Terence Laughlin and Randy Metzger)


Kenadi Erdely and Hattie Lindey from Frazier High School (Perryopolois) with their map “Education and Economic Change in Pennsylvania From the 1970’s Until Today “ (teacher Karen Scully).


Middle School Division

Honorable Mention Awardee: Brandon Moretti from Highland Middle School (Beaver Falls) with his map “The History of Professional Hockey in Pennsylvania” (teacher Tim Linkeheimer)