HCC names winners in first-ever photo contestWritten by Admin
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Haywood Community College recently announced the winners of the school’s first photo contest.
HCC student Samantha Faust’s “Learning to Swim” won first place. “Safe at Home,” by HCC Adult Education instructor Karma Shuford, was the second-place winner, and Phillip Turner, HCC Lead Computer Technician, took third place with “Sunset at the Lake.” People’s Choice award went to HCC student Kira Farrington for “Dead End.”
The photo contest was open to all HCC faculty members, staff, students, alumni and board members. The college employees and students as well as members of the community could vote for the People’s Choice winner. The college’s library and website will display the winning artwork for one year.
The HCC Foundation sponsored the photo contest. First place received $250, and second and third place received $50, and People’s Choice winner won $150.
“The HCC Foundation was please to support this new initiative on campus,” said HCC Director of Institutional Advancement Sherri Myers. “The goal was to bring together the people of the community and the college.”