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Winners named in Champa’s Harvest Fest digital photo contest PDF Print E-mail
Written by Wauneta Breeze   
Thursday, 31 July 2014 15:49

Above, “Morning Glory” by  Jan Coone took first place for People’s Choice in the flowers category. Below, “Where Fishes Swim” by Sam Cahow took first place for People’s Choice in the general category during Champa Group’s digital photo contest. (Courtesy Photos)


By Sheri Hink-Wagner

The Wauneta Breeze

Voting in Champa Group’s digital photo contest is always a challenge, with many good entries to choose from.

This year was no exception. The contest featured two categories, flowers and general. In total 80 photos were entered in the two categories. There were two rounds of voting in each category, critics’ choice and peoples’ choice. The public voted on their favorite photos during the Harvest Festival, approximately 30 people voted throughout the weekend.

Full results from the digital photo contest are listed below.

Flowers Category–Critic’s Choice: 1st - In The Eye Of The Beholder by Brenda Cahow; 2nd - Up Close and Personal by Sarah Stute; 3rd - White Flowers On Rock by Renae McCrumb.

Flowers Category–People’s Choice: 1st - Morning Glory by Jan Coone; 2nd - Botanical Gardens by Lesley Stehno; 3rd - Pink Flower by Hannah Nordhausen.

General Category–Critic’s Choice: 1st - God’s River by Sam Cahow; 2nd - Dry Crossing by Brenda Cahow; 3rd - Sunset Cowboy by Kelsey Steinkraus.

General Category–People’s Choice: 1st - Where Fishes Swim by Sam Cahow; 2nd-Husker Love by Lesley Stehno; 3rd - Intensity by Lydia Echols.