2011-10-06 / Local & State

Hancock Photo Contest Winners Anounced


Pictured above is Christy Hixon’s photo “Puddle Jumpers.” Pictured above is Christy Hixon’s photo “Puddle Jumpers.” The winners of the sixth annual Hancock area photo contest were announced Saturday, October 1 at War Memorial Library, by Sam Judge, of Warfordsburg, contest organizer. The contest is sponsored by the Hancock area photo club, the library, the Arts Council and Hancock In Motion. A $100 cash prize was awarded to the grand prize winner, and $25 prizes went to each of the first place winners in four categories, people, places, animals and Hancock values.

The winners and honorable mentions are listed below. The grand prize winning photo ‘Puddle Jumpers’ was taken near Warfordsburg by Christy Hixon. The photos listed will be on display at War Memorial Library, Hancock through the end of the year. Photos were judged equally for photographic skills and relevance to the Hancock area community by Ellisa Twigg, Sondra Bishop and Sam Judge. View a selection of additional photos at https://www.facebook.co m/media/set/?set=a.2700 79599680874.63659.107190 542636448 or http://www.facebook.com/pag es/Hancock-Maryland/ 107190542636448?ref=ts.

Grand prize - Best in Show - Christy Hixon - “Puddle Jumpers.”

First place - Animals/ Pets - Dennis Flowers - “Ducklings.”

First place - Hancock Values - Elisabeth Guynn, “Great Grandma’s Values Passed On.”

First place - People - Heidi Kielek - “ Shell Hunting.”

First Place - Places - Rennie Kahler - “Hancock Bridge in the Fall.”

Honorable mention - Heidi Kielek, “Team”; Robert Hoopengardner, “Thru the Fire”; Julie Hawbaker, “A Special Moment”; Susan Summers, “ What Bird?”; Jeanie Corbett, “Decor Farm Life”; Ellen Simon, “Winking at Hancock”; and Elisabeth Guynn, “Fleeting Days of Summer.”

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