D.C. Schoolyard Greening, in conjunction with community partners, sponsored its fourth annual DC School Garden Week student photo contest. Any D.C. K-12 student was eligible to submit a garden-related photograph. The panel of judges this year included garden and photography experts: Kathy Jentz – Editor/Publisher of Washington Gardener Magazine, Susan Harris – Garden Coach and Blogger, Christa Carignan – Garden Blogger and Photographer, and Lisa Helfert – Professional Photographer. Winning entries were announce at the DC School Garden Week 2010 kickoff event today and are posted below. Congratulations to all the DC School Garden photo contest winners!
UPDATE: I have an album from the DC School Garden Week kick-off event posted on the Washington Gardener Magazine FaceBook page. It includes the photo contest winners.
Category A (K-Grade2) Winners:
1st place co-winner Marco Shaik (2nd) Horace Mann
1st place co-winner Gabriel Rodriguez (K) of Horace Mann
2nd place Sophia Peck (K) Horace Mann
3rd place Marco Shaik (2nd) Horace Mann
Honorable Mention #1 Sudiyana Grabyiena (2nd) J.O. Wilson
Honorable Mention #2 Anna Reif (K) Horace Mann
Honorable Mention #3 Nicole Peck (1st) Horace Mann
Category B (Grade 3-5) Winners:
1st place Christina Range (4th) Horace Mann
Category C (Grade 6-8) had no entries and so no winners to report.