James Madison University

2010-2011 Projects

The projects shown below were chosen as winners from the nearly 60 entries submitted by students in the 2010-2011 Geospatial Semester.

1st Place

An Examination of Trash Recycling and Wealth in New York City, John Bardo, Washington-Lee High School, Arlington (Teacher - Ryan Miller)

Analyzing the Optimal Location of Solar Farms in the Northeast Corridor, Eric Cawi, Loudoun Academy of Science, Ashburn, VA (Teacher - Duke Writer)

2nd Place

The Spread of Romance and Germanic languages in Europe from 753 BC to AD 247, Matt Harris, Shenandoah Valley Governor's School, Fishersville, VA (Teacher - Kurt Michael)

Staunton’s Effects on the Surrounding Areas as a Light Island, Holly Sayre and Tori WIlliams, Shenandoah Valley Governor's School, Fishersville, VA (Teacher - Kurt Michael)

3rd Place

Perception of Airport Noise Levels Around the Harshbarger Subdivision, Margaret Freed and Wendy Guzman, Shenandoah Valley Governor's School, Fishersville, VA (Teacher - Kurt Michael)

Bearly Relocated, Tyler Racey and Cory Fox, Luray High School, Luray, VA (Teacher - Tara Meadows)

Honorable Mention

Bus Solutions, Cara Stombock, Luray High School, Luray, VA (Teacher - Tara Meadows)

Carbon Monoxide Levels in the City of Staunton, Virginia, Emily Boward and Carter Moore, Shenandoah Valley Governor's School, Fishersville, VA (Teacher - Kurt Michael)

Col. Heights Flood: 31 Feet, Brett Rush, Colonial Heights High School, Colonial Heights, VA (Teacher - Bill Ryan)

Distribution of Earthquake Patterns from 2-12-2011 to 3-14-2011, Satawart Upahhyay and Jonathan Adams,  Colonial Heights High School, Colonial Heights, VA (Teacher - Bill Ryan)

Got Local Milk, Ryan Good and Hannah Yancey, Luray High School, Luray, VA (Teacher - Tara Meadows)

Location of Litter at Sherando Lake in Relation to Waste Bins at the Lake, Hunter Hall, Zack Kearney, Matthew Larramore, Shenandoah Valley Governor's School, Fishersville, VA (Teacher - Kurt Michael)

The Ideal Restaurant for Ivy Ridge in Fishersville, Virginia, Joseph Wood and Hannah Shields, Shenandoah Valley Governor's School, Fishersville, VA (Teacher - Kurt Michael)