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Township Resident Takes First Place In County Photo Contest

Township resident Corrine Evans Prochazka won first place in the professional classification of the Architecture and Urban Design category of the 2017 “Show us Somerset County Through Your Camera Lens” photo contest. Photo: Somerset County Freeholders.


A Franklin resident won a first place award in the 2017 “Show us Somerset County Through Your Camera Lens” sponsored by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Somerset County Business Partnership.

Corrine Evans Prochazka won first place in the professional classification of the Architecture and Urban Design category.

Entries submitted by professional and amateur photographers were judged in five categories: Architecture & Urban Design, Arts & Culture, Community, Natural Environment and Transportation.

The overall winning entry for the contest was submitted by Jessica Batley of Manville.

“We want to thank everyone who entered this year’s contest,” Freeholder Director Peter S. Palmer said in a press release about the contest. “The Freeholder Board enjoys seeing the beauty of Somerset County through the eyes of residents and employees, and we are honored to post these amazing photos on our website.”

The winning entries are:

Architecture and Urban Design
Professional – First place was awarded to Corrine Evans Prochazka of Franklin

Amateur Classification – First place was awarded to Therese Hatch of Bridgewater for her photo of Division Street in Somerville. Ruth Ann Seyffart of South Bound Brook placed second for her photo of the former Pillar of Fire temple on the rotary in Bound Brook.

Arts & Culture
Professional: Gary Wiesner of Hillsborough placed first for his image of a carnival ride and Ann Wazeter of Bernardsville placed second for her “Misty Morning at Wallace House.”

Amateur: David Hatch of Bridgewater placed first and Banu Dogan of Hillsborough was awarded second place in this category.

Community
Professional: Ann Wazeter of Bernardsville was awarded first place for her entry.

Amateur: Therese Hatch placed first and Lucia Mostello of Somerville was awarded second place.

Natural Environment
Professional: The first and second place were awarded to Stephanie Napholtz of Gillette.

Amateur: First place was awarded to Julia Heilberg of Warren and second place was awarded to Jiey Zhou of Somerville.

Transportation
Professional: The first place winner was Stephanie Napholtz.

Amateur: Thom Horvath of Bridgewater placed first and Lucia Mostello was awarded second place.

 

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