CTE Photographers win big in Tyler’s annual contest

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Jessica Otte, Staff Advisor

Photo students, in the CTE Photojournalism program, entered their work into the City of Tyler Parks and Recreation photo contest under the direction of teacher Jessica Otte. The contest winners were announced on Wednesday, June 3rd after photos were submitted in early March. Students competed in the youth division, with other local teens, with original Tyler photography.

Trent Granberry won 1st place for his “Downtown Illumination” photo in the Recreational Event category, 1st place for “Friday Night Lights” in the Nighttime category, 1st place for “Flower Child” in Outdoor Events, 1st place for “Evergreen Love” in Family Time, 2nd place for “Party Girl” in Outdoor Events, 2nd place for “Track to Happiness” in Family Time, 2nd place for “The Girl Behind the Mirror” I’m Recreational Events, and 2nd place for his “The Window to the Blossoming Soul” in the Macro Tyler category.

Erik Padron won 1st place for his “Paralyzed Buck” photo in the Flora and Fauna category and 3rd place for his “Raging Fire” in the Outdoor Events category.

Lourdes Bustos won 2nd place for her “Street Life” photo in the Architectural category and 3rd place for her “Escaping Reality” in the Historic Tyler category.

Abby Freeman won 2nd place for her “Granola Goodness” photo in the Abstract Tyler.

Clarissa Flores won 2nd place for her “Secret Creek” photo in the Flora and Fauna category.

Kaylee McGaughey won 3rd place for her “Isolated” photo in the Nighttime category and Honorable Mention for her “Twisted” in the Macro Tyler category.

Lizbeth Hernandez won 3rd place for her “Busy Worker” photo in the Macro Tyler category.

Kymberli Cerda won 3rd place for her “Mikrokosmos” photo in the Recreational Event category.

Honorable Mention ribbons went to Reagan Woods for her “A Ladybug Cannot Change it’s Spots” photo in the Macro Tyler category, Yeraldin Sanchez for her “Tuesday Night Lights” photo in the Recreational Event category, Clarissa Aparicio for her “A Day in My Shoes” in the Abstract Tyler category, and Gabe Lopez for his “Smol Perrito” photo in the Flora and Fauna category.

City of Tyler posted a video, where all of the photography can be viewed, to their Facebook page yesterday.