“Water Is” photo contest complete list of winners printed in Illinois Water 2017 magazine

The Illinois Water Resources Center (IWRC) and IISG are excited to showcase the winners of the second annual “Water Is” photo contest in this year’s Illinois Water magazine.

We received 70 stunning images from youth and adult photographers across the state of Illinois highlighting what water means to them, their families and our communities.

Thank you to all our entrants, and congratulations to the winners!

BEST OF CATEGORY

Professional
Paul Gierhart | Franklin Creek Early Winter

Amateaur
Jennifer Byard | Enjoying Lake Michigan

14 and Older
Melissa Corley | Rocks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 and Under
Eireann Byard | Enjoying the shore of Lake Michigan

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Professional
Paul Gierhart | Oregon, IL

Amateaur
Ginger Passalacqua | Chip and his canoe trip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14 and Older
Kayla Campbell | Sholem Aquatic Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13 and Under
Sorin Hilsabeck | Pond


This story appears in the 2017 issue of Illinois Water.


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