McCallie Student Photographers Claim 5 Of 10 Top Prizes

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Break But Never Bend by Kyle Logan
Break But Never Bend by Kyle Logan

McCallie School students collected half of the 10 first-place prizes at the Seventh Youth Photography Contest hosted by the Photographic Society of Chattanooga. 

Senior day student Kyle Logan won top prize in the print division with his architecture photo Break But Never Bend. Other first-place winners included senior boarding student Jacob Mannino (print scapes) and sophomores Louis Lu (digital photojournalism) and Beau Sahaj (print photographer’s choice and print people and animals).

The contest featured two divisions, digital and print, with five categories in each. Nineteen schools participated and submitted a combined 706 entries. 

A list of McCallie’s award-winning photographers follows:

Kyle Logan                  1st place, Print Architecture; Print – Best in Show
Louis Lu                       1st place, Digital Photojournalism; 3rd place, Digital Scapes
Jacob Mannino           1st place, Print Scapes
Beau Sahaj                 1st place, Print Photographer’s Choice;

1st place, Print People & Animals
Spencer Hutcheson    2nd place, Digital Architecture
Shawn Paik                 2nd place, Print Photojournalism; 3rd place, Print Scapes
Jiahao Guo                 3rd place, Digital Photojournalism
Edison Sher                3rd place, Print Architecture;

Honorable Mention, Print Photojournalism
Justin Badgett             Honorable Mention, Print People & Animals
Wells Campbell           Honorable Mention, Print Architecture & Print Scapes
Ajay Romeo                Honorable Mention, Print Architecture & Photographer’s Choice
                                   Honorable Mention, Print Photographer’s Choice
Bohan Lu                     Honorable Mention, Digital Photojournalism
Binwei Xu                    Honorable Mention, Digital Photojournalism
Haida Xu                     Honorable Mention, Print Architecture
Philip Zeiser                Honorable Mention, Digital Photographer’s Choice

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