Thursday, December 18, 2014

2014 ATPI Fall Photo Contest Winners

Photo by Zachary Harkins, Third Place, Beginning Thematic
Five Stratford High School photography students have been announced as award winners after judging for the 2014 Association of Texas Photography Instructors (ATPI) Fall Contest.

The awards were announced Nov. 15 after judging was conducted for 6,500 entries from 81 schools. Student entries were submitted from both public and private high schools across Texas, as well as from schools in California, New York, Oklahoma and Kansas, the association reports.

Stratford High’s winners this year include:
  • Zachary Harkins, Beginning Thematic Category, Third Place
  • Nikki Garazayade, Beginning Advertising Category, Honorable Mention
  • Sofia DelAguila, Beginning Animal Category, Honorable Mention
  • Maddie Dyer, Informal-Environmental Portrait Category, Honorable Mention
  • Katelyn Balevic, Informal-Environmental Portrait Category, Honorable Mention
Photo by Nikki Garazayade, Honorable Mention, Beginning
Advertising Category
The Association of Texas Photography Instructors (ATPI) provides information, training and resources to teachers and students that work with photography as in journalism, art, and industrial technology and vocational curriculum areas. ATPI publishes a newsletter, sponsors the fall photography contest, and recognizes and names the top student photography programs in the state. It also sponsors the Star of Texas, its top award given to individuals and groups for contributions to Texas photography education.

At Stratford High School, Kim Lynch leads and instructs Yearbook, Journalism 1 and Photojournalism.


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