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Helen Baird's photograph

Helen Baird's photograph

Milligan students' photographs finalists in competition

April 30, 2013

Six Milligan College students were selected as finalists in the Photographer's Forum Magazine 33rd Annual College and High School Photography Contest.

The Milligan finalists include Helen Biard, a senior fine arts (photography) and sociology major from Asheville, N.C.; Joshua Church, a junior business administration and computer information systems major from Unicoi, Tenn.; Sydney Franklin, a senior communications (multimedia journalism) major from Louisville, Ky.; Kate Handzlik, a senior fine arts (photography) and psychology major from Chalfont, Pa.; William Major, a junior fine arts (photography) and humanities major from Johnson City, Tenn.; and Teresa Tavarez, a senior fine arts (art) major from Kingsport, Tenn.

In addition to being named a finalist, Handzlik also received an honorable mention in the competition.

Their work will be published in a book titled "The Best of College and High School Photography 2013" and will appear in the Winners Gallery on the Photographer's Forum website.

More than 16,700 photographs were received from students in the United States, Canada and around the world. This year's judges were from the Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.), Santa Barbara City College (Santa Barbara, Calif.) and Brooks Institute of Photography (Santa Barbara, Calif.). College and high school entries