She found Mapman.Where in the world did Mapman go? That's what we challenged you to find out in our "Find Mapman" contest.
In our February 6 issue, we showed you a map that Mapman followed on his most recent trip. Your job: Answer eight questions about the trip, then create your own map of the final destination.
Linsey Lundeen (above) of Aledo Junior High School in Aledo, Illinois, is the grand-prize winner. Congratulations to Linsey and her school, which has been participating since 1995, the first year of the Mapman contest.
More than 5,000 students entered this year's contest. Student entries came from everywhere--from the village of South China in Maine to the huge metropolis of Shanghai in China.
"Linsey's map stood out," says Mapman Jim McMahon, "because the pastel colors that she used captured two distinct features of Malta: its rocky landscape and its ultramarine ultramarine, blue pigment used chiefly as a coloring material and as a bluing agent. A double silicate of sodium and aluminum with some sulfur, it is prepared commercially from kaolin, sulfur, soda ash, and other inexpensive ingredients. waters."
Linsey won a $500 U.S. Savings bond Savings bond
A government bond issued in face value denominations from $50 to $10,000, with local and state tax-free interest and semiannually adjusted interest rates.
A nonmarketable security issued by the U.S. as the grand prize. She and each of the 25 runners-up will receive a Franklin[R] Electronic Merriam-Webster's[R] Dictionary and a Mapman T-shirt.
Thanks to all the students and teachers--here and abroad--who helped make this year's contest an international success.
THE 25 RUNNERS-UP:
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South China's high school is Erskine Academy, which is a private school. There are usually over 700 students attending EA. ; Deac Conti, Gulfview M.S., Naples, Fla.; Leah Dajches, Doolen M.S., Tucson, Ariz.; Nicholas Feltman, Mokulele Elementary School, Honolulu. Hawaii: Brendon Findley, Walnut M.S., Grand Island, Neb.; Seamus Fish, American Boychoir School The American Boychoir School is a music boarding school located in Princeton, New Jersey. It is one of two boychoir boarding schools in the United States. The other is the St. Thomas Boys' Choir School. , Princeton, N.J.; Breanna Francis, Woodland M.S., Coeur d'Alene, Ida.; Alaina Galbier, Bemus Point Elementary School, Bemus Point, N.Y.; Michelle Garland, Saint Gilbert School, Grayslake, III.; Nick Gemperle, Sacred Heart School Sacred Heart School may refer to one of these schools: In the United States
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7. Tunis (Tunisia)