Award Winning Photos

The Missouri Press Association has sponsored their annual Better Newspaper Competition for many years. I have been lucky enough since 2000 to be able to represent “The Platte County Landmark,” a weekly newspaper in Platte City, with entries in a variety of the photography and writing categories.

2000: 1st-Feature Photo; 1st-Special Section on Remembering the 1900s
2001: 1st-Feature Photo; 1st-Photo Package; HM-Feature Photo
2002: 1st-Feature Photo
2003: 1st-Sports Photo; 1st-Feature Story; 1st-Photo Package; 2nd-News Photo; 2nd-Photo Package; HM-Feature Photo
2004: 1st-Feature Photo; 1st Photo Package; 2nd-Feature Story; 3rd-Sports Photo; HM-Sports Photo
2005: 2nd-Sports Photo; 2nd-Feature Story; 3rd-Feature Story; 3rd-Feature Photo
2006: 1st-News Photo; 1st-Feature Photo; 1st-Feature Story; 3rd-Sports Photo
2007: 1st-Agriculture Story; 2nd Feature Story; 2nd-Photo Package; 3rd-Sports Photo; HM-Photo Package
2008: 1st-Feature Photo; 3rd-Feature Photo; 3rd-Photo Package; HM-Special Section
2009: 1st-Sports Photo; 2nd Feature Story
2010: 3rd place feature photo; 2nd place Sports Photo
2011: 2nd-Feature Photo, 3rd-Feature Photo, 3rd-Sports Photo, HM-Feature Story, HM-Photo Package
2012: Missouri Press Awards – 1st place Sports photo, 2nd place Feature photo
Gallery honors – 2nd place Albrecht-Kemper Members show–photography, Four photos selected for the Five State Photo Competition, Hays, KS Arts Council