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Student photo contest - 2018

Happy Birthday, Kansas! student photo contest

Your Home and Family - Presented January 29, 2019

Congratulations to the student photographers in the Happy Birthday, Kansas! Photo Contest! We would like to thank our presenters Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers, Marearl Denning with the legislative spouses, the state senators and representatives, and the University of Kansas Chamber Singers. Jennie Chinn, Kansas Historical Society executive director, was emcee. We also thank the students who entered 402 photos from 28 Kansas counties!

2018 Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest

Happy Birthday, Kansas! Student Photo Contest winners January 29, 2019

Student winners:

First grade

First grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Addison Maxwell, Larned, Family Wheat Harvest, first place

Family Wheat Harvest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reed Hedstrom, Cheney, Storms on the Prairie, second place

Storms on the Prairie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second grade

Second grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audrey Sosebee, Kansas City, Walking with Great-Grandpa, first place

Elevator at Sunset

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tanner Riley, Galva, Farm Pond, second place

Farm Pond

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third grade

Third grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Katherine Bartel, Wichita, James in the Pasture, first place

James in the Pasture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faith McMannis, Canton, Working Calves, second place

Working Calves

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fourth grade

Fourth grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colby Taylor, Alma, Ranching Roots in the Flint Hills in Kansas, first place

Ranching Roots in the Flint Hills in Kansas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachael Barnhardt, Lebo, God's Painting, second place

God's Painting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fifth grade

Fifth grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emmie Grimm, Morrill, Dreaming of the Future, first place

Dreaming of the Future

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camden Kruse, Galva, Frosty Cattle, second place

Frosty Cattle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sixth grade

Sixth grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reese Hedstrom, Cheney, Life as a Farm Kid, first place

Life as a Farm Kid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Violet Franklin, Shawnee, Historic Barn, second place

Historic Barn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seventh grade

Seventh grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regan Hedstrom, Cheney, Harvest Time!, first place

Harvest Time!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teal Franklin, Shawnee, Where It All Started, second place

Where It All Started

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eighth grade

Eighth grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Johanna Walker, Franklin, Memories in Bloom, first place

Memories in Bloom

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Singh Dhillon, Saint Marys, Speedy Sister, second place

Speedy Sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ninth grade

Ninth grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ellie Just, Marion, Labor of Love--My Grandpa, first place

Labor of Love--My Grandpa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lillie Grace Taylor, Independence, Old Type, second place

Old Type

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10th grade

10th grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kendall H. Schoenhals, Haven, Cowboy and a Sunset, first place

Cowboy and a Sunset

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aiden Moore, Canton, Amber Waves of Grass, second place

Amber Waves of Grass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11th grade

11th grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Megan Maltbie, Galva, Sparks in the Dark, first place

Sparks in the Dark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zabien Marquez, Bucklin, Sister, Sister, second place

Sister, Sister

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12th grade

12th grade winners 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Betsy Anay Chairez, Wichita, The Family You Choose, first place

The Family You Choose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitney Nightingale, Galva, Eagle Strong, second place

Eagle Strong

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posters

Download version 1 | JPG | PDF

Download version 2 | JPG | PDF

2018 contest composite poster - first places

2018 contest composite poster - second places

Follow these links to the photographs in Flickr:

Students entries in 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsors

This year's awards for first- and second- place prizes are made possible through donations from these people and organizations. Please help us thank them for their generosity.

$1,000

Jim Denning, Kansas Senate District 8, and Marearl Denning

$500

AT&T Kansas
Bukaty Companies
Centene Management Company, LLC
Susan Concannon, Kansas House District 107
Reach Out Kansas, Inc.
Smithyman & Zakoura, Chartered

$250

Elaine Bowers, Kansas Senate District 36
Whitney B. Damron, P.A.
Tom Hawk, Kansas Senate District 22
Hein Governmental Consulting, LLC
Ken Selzer, Kansas Insurance Commissioner
John Skubal, Kansas Senate District 11
Richard Wilborn, Kansas Senate District 35

$200

Bud Estes, Kansas Senate District 38
Barbara Ballard, Kansas House District 44

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