The press release from Missouri Western’s Public Relations/Marketing Department reads as following:
A panel of judges has selected the winners from among more than 80 entries in Missouri Western State University’s first Chiefs Training Camp Photo Contest.
Amateur photographers who visited Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp in July and August were asked to submit their photographs in four categories. A total of 12 photos were honored, sharing $1,000 in prize money donated by Family Investment Center of St. Joseph. Entries came from as far away as Ypsilanti, Mich., and Bixby, Okla.
The winners are:
1st: Dallas Henry, St. Joseph, “#1 Chiefs Fans”
2nd: Michaela Haag, St. Joseph, “Best Day of His Little 3-Year Old Life”
3rd: Shawn Kobzej, St. Joseph, “Dad and the Twins at Camp”
General Camp Fun
1st: Jacqueline Johnson, Ypsilanti, Mich., “The Fall Embrace”
2nd: Bridgette Berry, St. Joseph, “Hustle”
3rd: Angie Briggs, Lawson, Mo., “This is Football”
1st: Bridgette Berry, St. Joseph, “Obstacle Course”
2nd: Julia Bird, St. Joseph, “Ready to Catch”
3rd: Dallas Henry, St. Joseph, “Beat the Heat”
1st: Bridgette Berry, St. Joseph, “Dexter McCluster”
2nd: Dallas Henry, St. Joseph, “Leonard Pope”
3rd: Tee Quillin, St. Joseph, “Jackie Battle”
The judges were Mike Bracciano of KQ2 television, professional photographer Eric Callow and Ashley Mullock of the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit www.missouriwestern.edu.