With 5,000 professionals in attendance, three Fairfax High School students presented at the Federal Geographic Information System (GIS) User Conference in Washington, D.C. Before the opening Plenary Session, FHS students Rylie Adams, Jack Allen and Elisa Luckabaugh presented examples of Geospatial work being done in the classroom. Rile presented an introductory map and explained the management of the project. Jack and Elisa presented additional projects as examples.
“Our students were professional, confident and engaging,” said FHS Geospatial Analysis teacher Jason Smolinski. “Throughout the conference they were complimented by various GIS professionals.”