Judging for the 2014 Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fall Contest took place on Nov. 15.
The six Judges - Rex Curry, Danny Hurley, Lindsey Miller, Tadd Myers, Clif Palmberg and Mike Taylor - spent six hours judging more than 6,500 entries from 81 schools. The entries came from schools across Texas, plus California, Kansas, New York and Oklahoma.
Aledo photography teacher Sandra Sawyer said four of Aledo students got to watch the judging.
“It was a great show and I am so proud of our creative students,” she said.
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Following are award winners:
Honorable Mention: Madison Gostkowski for “OMRW.”
Beginning- Informal-Environmental Portrait
First Honorable Mention: Zephyr Gunteh for “Chutzpah.”
Honorable Mention: Zephyr Gunter for “Cerise.”
Honorable Mention: Madison Gostkowski for “Hidden Creek.”
Beginning- Still Life
Honorable Mention: Lexi Bloomfield for “Candles in the Sunset.”
Beginning- Student Life
First Place: Alyssa Lockhart for “Alyssa Lockhart student life2.”
Honorable Mention: Emma James for “Bubbles.”
Honorable Mention: Kailee Taylor for “Sunset Lovin'”
Honorable Mention: Samantha Gift for “Little Runaway.”
Beginning- Time Exposure
Second Place: Austin Caldwell for “Median.”