Photography contest winners named

The Taylor County Photography Club announced the winning entries in the 15th annual Memorial Day Photo Contest. Judges for the contest were Marcy Steadman, Deb White and Dave Wilbur.

Best of Show Award: “We Need More Sticks,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon.

Monochrome Category Awards: First place, “Foggy Fishing,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon; second place, “Dolly Sods Sky,” Jeff Rushford, Dellslow: third place, “All Aboard,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon; Honorable Mentions: “Labor of Love,” Linda Treadway, Beckley; “Jackson’s Mill in Winter,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon and; “Everyone Smile” & “Play Ball,” Harry White, Grafton.

General Category Awards: First place, “Assateague Sunset,” Mary Null, Vienna; second place, “Sweet-Tea,” Melissa Toothman, Buckhannon; third place, “Sunny Lock,” Don Sapp, Grafton; Honorable Mentions: “Cross at St. Mary’s,” James Knudsen, Aiken, S.C.; “Reflections at Connemara, Ireland,” Marsha Maier, Fairmont; “His Master’s Voice,” John Pearson, Morgantown; “The Catcher,” Elizabeth Rogers, Grafton; “Falls at Dawn,” Jeff Rushford, Dellslow; “Casselman Bridge 1813-2013,” Karel Schubert, Morgantown; and “Engine No. 4,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon.

Memorial Day/Patriotic Category Awards: First place, “Reflections of Old Glory,” Sandra Miller, Buckhannon; second place, “My Dearest John,” Linda Treadway, Beckley; third place, “Washington Monument,” Melissa Weaver, Grafton; Honorable Mentions: “Liberty Barn,” Tina Bulka, Bridgeport; “Our Capital,” Joan Justice, Springfield, Ohio; and “Waves of Glory,” Sandra Miller, Buckhannon.

Nature Category Awards: First place, “We Need More Sticks,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon; Second place, “Cleared for Landing,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon; third place, “Long Neck,” Don Sapp, Grafton; Honorable Mentions: “Fall Reflections,” Tina Bulka, Bridgeport; “Golden Shades of Autumn,” Elizabeth Rogers, Grafton; “Wet Shell,” Don Sapp, Grafton; “Spirit of Assateague – Wild and Free,” Karel Schubert, Morgantown; “Lazy Morning,” Melissa Toothman, Buckhannon; and “Mill Creek Falls,” Al Tucker, Buckhannon.

Youth Category Awards: First place, “Together we Remember,” Heather Bragg, Westover; second place, “Say Hello to the Big World, Little Wrens,” Alexandra Flohr, Grafton; third place, “Woodthrush Eggwens,” Alexandra Flohr, Grafton; Honorable Mentions: “It Begins Here,” Heather Bragg, Westover; “Twenty-four Notes of Gratitude,” Heather Bragg, Westover; “We Remember 911,” Heather Bragg, Westover; “Beaches in Moss,” Zachariah Flohr, Grafton; “Moss Galore,” Zachariah Flohr, Grafton; and “Stump of Beauty,” Zachariah Flohr, Grafton.