This was the second year that Boyd-Buchananan School's Photo I-II and Photography Club students participated in the 2013 Youth Photography Showcase sponsored by the Photographic Society of Chattanooga.
A total of 196 participants submitted 748 images, and 56 students received awards for their work in five categories: Architecture, Photojournalism, Scapes, People/Animals, and Photographer's Choice.
Other participating schools included: Baylor, Central High School, Chattanooga Christian, Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences, Collegedale Academy, East Hamilton High School, East Ridge High School, Hixson High School, Home School-FCA, Lafayette High School, McCallie School, Middle College High School, Red Bank High School, Ridgeland High School, Ringgold High School, Silverdale Baptist Academy, Soddy Daisy High School, and STEM High School.
Boyd-Buchanan's Print Division Winners:
Photographer's Choice - Third Place - Aurora Wells - "In the Bush"
People/Animals - Honorable Mention - Draven Harrison - "Jack"
The winning images from the Chattanooga area, are sent to the national competition sponsored by the Photographic Society of America, where cash and other prizes are awarded to the winners, and 25% of all the images submitted are exhibited at PSA's annual conference. The following BBS students had pieces selected to represent our area at the national level.
BBS students and work selected for national level:
Caroline Curtis - "Ghost of Christmas Past" and "Noah's Rescue"
Draven Harrison - "Swingers"
Caleb Miller - "The Queen"
Lucas Smith - "Fragility" and "Isolation"
Allisa Tyler - "Growing Bricks" and "Frosted Course"
Aurora Wells - "In the Bush" and "Ridges"
Boyd-Buchanan's Allisa Tyler's "Growing Bricks" was accepted for exhibit at the Photographic Society of America's 2013 Conference in Portland, Me., Sept. 15-21.