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Hoover Initiative Water Photo Contest Winners Announced

Posted Apr. 23, 2010


Students at Kent State University at Stark were given an opportunity illustrate the beauty of water and the challenges it faces as one of our planet’s natural resources through photography. The contest was coordinated by the Hoover Environmental Initiative, a collaboration between Kent State Stark and the University of Miami (Florida), designed to develop generations of scholars who understand science and are able to produce new media that is fair, highly educational and effective in triggering change on individual and social levels.

Seven entries were chosen as winners, based on the categories of beauty, challenges, the Nimishillen Creek Watershed, black and white and honorable mention, granting each student a $40 Visa gift card. The winning photographs were announced during the campus Earth Day Celebration on Sunday, April 18, 2010.
Congratulations to the following Kent State Stark students who won in their respective categories:

  • Beauty: First Place - Cassandra Prater; Second Place - Hilary Brentin; Third Place - Ashley Meinke

  • Challenges: First Place - Colette Salem

  • Nimishillen Creek Watershed: First Place- Katelyn Imdorf

  • Black and White: First Place - Ray Buffington

  • Honorable Mention: Coordinator’s Choice - Arielle Adkins

All of the entries for the competition will be on display through May 10 in the Main Hall Art Gallery. The photographs may also be viewed at the KSU Watershed Blog.

A reception, which is open to the public, will be held in the gallery on Wednesday, May 5 from 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Please call Dr. Bernstein at 330-244-3438 for more information on the Hoover Environmental Initiative and the photo contest.