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“I like the scale of GIS projects and their public value”

Interview with Toni Blagoev, participant in the “Spring Internship Program” 2022 of Esri Bulgaria
It is no coincidence that someone like Chavdar Toshkov, awarded in 2018 for his innovative teaching methods, is your teacher. The geography teacher at the Geo Milev Mathematical High School in Pleven is the man who helped Toni choose what he wanted to do. The boy’s alert mind wandered in all directions – he liked hydrology and meteorology, but he also wanted to study. At the National Academy of Theater and Film Arts, and at the National Academy of Sciences… When he was in 12th grade, Toni said he would apply for medicine. The teacher asked him if he was preparing for the exams, and Toni’s answer was no. Chavdar Toshkov did not stop there, because he had long seen what the real passion of the boy was and offered him to prepare him for the exams for the specialty of Geography at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski ”. Toni seemed to be waiting for just that…