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

By Beau Sahaj
By Beau Sahaj

Lindvall Opens Centennial Lecture Series At Lee

Lee University Department of Communication Arts hosted film scholar Dr. Terry Lindvall, who presented on his knowledge of the parallels between film and society’s view of prayer.  Dr. Lindvall, The C. S. Lewis chair of communication and Christian thought at Virginia Wesleyan College, presented “Hollywood Teaches Us to Pray: A Century of Exemplary and Revelatory Prayers in ... (click for more)

Jethani To Speak At Lee Chapel Service

Lee University will welcome Skye Jethani to speak in a chapel service on Thursday at 10:40 a.m. in the Conn Center.  Mr. Jethani speaks frequently at various churches, retreats, colleges, and conferences including the Q Conferences, Catalyst Conferences, and the U.S. Naval Academy. He has written nine books and has been published in The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, ... (click for more)

Weather Channel Correspondent Hunkering Down In Chattanooga As Storm Approaches; Sees "Rough Night In The Scenic City"

A Weather Channel correspondent was hunkering down in Chattanooga on Monday night as a fierce storm approached. Reynolds Wolf said he, along with his cameraman and producer, were ready to take shelter in their nearby hotel should the storm become dangerous. He said at 8:15 p.m. that the skies were calm at the time, but the radar showed trouble ahead. The storm, carrying ... (click for more)

Volkswagen To Build New 5-Passenger SUV In Chattanooga

Volkswagen officials announced Monday that they will build a new five-passenger SUV at the Chattanooga plant at the Enterprise South Industrial Park. Governor Bill Haslam was among those on hand for the announcement. It will be a variant of the seven-passenger Atlas that is already under production here. Like the Atlas, the new model will be designed and engineered for ... (click for more)

Remember The Full Story Of Toys-R-Us - And Response

It is always disappointing when any business is forced to close because of competition. Big box stores do this to smaller retailers every day. And while Toys-R-Us seemed to be an unstoppable force, they have finally succumbed to online ordering and simplicity.  But if you think about it, when Toys-R-Us came into existence, imagine the number of “mom ‘n pop” toy stores that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Very Stupid Letter

Not a one of you has ever heard of a lady named Megan Jones Bell.   But, because our state legislature is determined to allow California’s unique brand of crazies to pull Tennessee down to its loathsome level, our state lawmakers probably never will. Megan is a paragon in the field of mental health strategy – i.e., ‘What's the smartest thing for state government to do right ... (click for more)