Maple Grove Moments Photography Contest Winners Recognized
Sep 20, 2016 07:58PM
● By Wendy Erlien
Nearly 400 entries from more than 100 photographers were submitted during the annual contest. Photographers submitted entries in four different categories featuring people, community, animals/pets, and nature. There was a youth category as well.
“I want to thank all of the photography contest entrants. The photography, again this year, is wonderful,” Maple Grove Mayor Mark Steffenson said before presenting the winners.
Youth recognition, and the recipients of $50, were: Alex Kidwell, Jack Rivera, Kyla Groehler, and Emma Smith.
Prizes were awarded in each of the four categories, with first place receiving $100, second place receiving $50 and third place receiving $25.
Going Together (People):
1. Kushboo Chokhani
2. Krista Sorensen
3. Tyler Vespa
Going Wild (Animals/Pets)
1. Lisa Willey
2. Debbie Budge
3. Melinda Tucker
Going Strong (Community)
1. David Swanson
2. Kristi Bowman
3. Chad Capp
Going Natural (Nature)
1. Bodhisatya Bhaduri
2. Bette Autio
3. Shelby Kirshbaum
You can view the award presentation and winning entries in the city council meeting video below.
Some of the entries, including the winning
entries, can be viewed on the city of Maple Grove website here: http://www.maplegrovemn.gov/departments/administration/maple-grove-moments-photography-contest/
Sept. 19, 2016 Maple Grove City Council Meeting