Geography/GIS Students Receive Awards in Regional Undergraduate Competition

Sinclair GIS (Geographical Information Systems) presented their work at the Annual Conference of the East Lakes Division of American Geographers at Kent State University, October 9-10, 2015.  This was Sinclair's first time attending this conference and the only community college participating.

Three Sinclair students presented service learning projects -- John Baltes, Jennifer Lumpkin, and Joshua Schoenherr (left to right in attached photo).   

Over 180 faculty and students attended, representing about 25 or so schools.  Sinclair's GIS/Geography students were standouts, winning the following awards:

Second place in Undergraduate Paper Presentation

Student: Jennifer Lumpkin

Project:  Mapping the Aviation Trail

Community Partner:  Mackensie Wittmer, National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA)  

Third place in Undergraduate Poster Presentation

Students:  Joshua Schoenherr representing a team of Sinclair students, including:  John Baltes, Marcus Cox, Sara Hecht, Andrew Matineau,  Molly Simonis, and Jayson Vance. 

Project:  Walkability Study of Downtown Dayton

Community Partner:  Tony Kroeger, Department of Planning and Community Development, City of Dayton  

Congratulations on your accomplishments!

For more information about our GIS Certificate, contact Dr. Jacqueline Housel.