Alex Shinn


Mentors: Susannah Morey and Greg Tucker

Bio: Alex Shinn is getting his Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Geospatial Information Systems in the Fall 2025 at Front Range Community College. He is interested in working for the government as a cartographer or a geospatial technician. He currently has 4 certificates from Front Range: Foundations of Geospatial Information Systems, Geospatial Information Systems, Natural Resources, Geospatial Information Systems, and Environmental Education.

Outside of school, he enjoys hiking, long walks with his 2 dogs, and camping. He is an Eagle Scout and has been active in scouts since the First Grade. As of this year, Alex is a member of Front Range’s Alpha Phi Theta Honer Society and Gamma Sigma Theta (Honor Society for Geospatial Technology) He has been creating maps since 2012, at first using Google My Maps. He started making maps using GIS software in 2021 when he switched to Natural Resources during his time at Front Range.


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