Thursday, April 3, 2008
OU photo contest winners announced
|Students explore the photos as part of OU's annual Photography Contest|
The photographic work of Oakland University students, faculty and staff who participated in the annual Photo Contest hung in the Oakland Center Fireside Lounge from Monday, March 31 through Tuesday, April 1. Alena Vackova took home first place for the color category and Windy Rood took first place for black and white. Each will receive a $150 cash prize.
An anonymous panel ranked the pictures and cash prizes ranging from $150 to $50 were awarded to the top three pictures in both categories.
• First Place — Alena Vackova
• Second Place — Amber Dietz
• Third Place — Scott Westhoven
• Honorable Mention — Alex Rusek
• Honorable Mention — Jason Willis
Black and White
• First Place — Windy Rood
• Second Place — Scott Westhaven
• Third Place — Alena Vackova
• Honorable Mention — Alena Vackova
• Honorable Mention — Jake Block
The photos ranged from traditional film prints to contemporary, graphic designs taken with a digital camera.
The annual photo contest is held each spring. For more information, contact the Center for Student Activities at (248) 370-2400.