EMMA FITZGERALD of Schnell School in Placerville tells Supervisor Ron Mikulaco about her first place map.


600 entries for map contest

By From page B1 | May 05, 2014

Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Norma Santiago proclaimed last Tuesday’s as “one of my favorite meetings of the year.” That signifies that it is “very high on the cha-cha scale.” In its 20th year, the annual map contest for El Dorado County school students is sponsored by SAGE, the local association of Surveyors, Architects, Geologists and Engineers. Simply put, every kid in the county is given the opportunity to create a map of their own choosing (within certain guidelines). From kindergarten through high school, the competition is traditionally fierce between three or four schools, Miller’s Hill and Latrobe are perennial winners, and Edwin Markham usually makes its mark as well. This year Markham had 231 entries.

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