2006 POY Winners List

Updated at 4:20 p.m. POY FINAL

POY – Benny Sieu – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – 260 pts.

2nd place – Kristyna Wentz-Graff – Journal Sentinel – 200 pts.

Best of Show – John Hart – Watertown Daily Times – Horse in field

Updated at 4:15 p.m. Portfolio (15 entries)

1st – Benny Sieu – Journal Sentinel
2nd – Kristyna Wentz-Graff – Journal Sentinel
3rd – Kevin Poirier – Kenosha News
HM – Gary Porter – Journal Sentinel
Updated at 3:50 p.m. Feature Picture Story (27 entries)

1st – Dan Powers – Post-Crescent – Dairyland Redefined
2nd – Benny Sieu – Journal Sentinel – Dad with cancer
3rd – Gary Porter – Journal Sentinel – Outdoor School
HM – Jack Orton – Journal Sentinel – 60th Wedding Anniversary
HM – Scott Anderson – Journal Times – Trout Ponds Prairie

Updated at 3:05 p.m. Sports Picture Story (11 entries)

1st – Terry Mayer – The Week – Snowmobiling
2nd – Mike De Sisti – Post-Crescent – Little League Baseball
3rd – Bill Meyer – Journal Sentinel – Bicycle ride
HM – John Maniaci – Wisconsin State Journal – Ultimate Frizbee
Updated at 2:34 p.m. News Picture Story (26 entries)

1st – Kristyna Wentz-Graff – Journal Sentinel – Mental Institutions
2nd – Kristyna Wentz-Graff – Journal Sentinel – Missing
3rd – Benny Sieu – Journal Sentinel – Gunshot wounds
Updated at 12:15 p.m. Photo Illustration (15 entries)

1st – John Maniaci – Wisconsin State Journal – Stem Cell
2nd – Dan Powers -Post-Crescent – Puzzle Man
3rd – John Maniaci – Wisconsin State Journal – Medicine in drinking water
Updated at 12:05 p.m. Portrait/Personality (92 entries)

1st – Benny Sieu – Journal Sentinel – scars
2nd – Terry Mayer – The Week – Airplane Pilot
3rd – Gary Porter – Journal Sentinel – Coldplay pianist
HM – Shane Opatz – Leader-Telegram – Lung cancer patient
Updated at 11:50 a.m. Pictorial (85 entries)

1st – John Hart – Watertown Daily Times – Horse Close-up
2nd – Dan Young – Marshfield News-Herald – Tree study
3rd – Kevin Poirier – Kenosha News – Stripes
HM – Jeffrey Phelps – Journal Sentinel – Northern Lights
HM – Rick Wood – Journal Sentinel – Boy practices soccer moves
HM – Terry Mayer – The Week – Horse in the clouds
Updated at 11:35 a.m. Sports Feature (63 entries)

1st – Rick Wood – Journal Sentinel – Swimmers in bathroom
2nd – Benny Sieu – Journal Sentinel – Tired basketball players
3rd – Jeffrey Phelps – Journal Sentinel – Snowfall during football game
HM – John Maniaci – Wisconsin State Journal – Basketball celebration/dejection
Updated at 11:15 a.m. Sports Action (88 entries)

1st – Jeffrey Phelps – Journal Sentinel – Down and out
2nd – Dan Powers – Post-Crescent – Super Bowl touchdown
3rd – Evan Siegle – Press Gazette – Speedskating pan
HM – Jeffrey Phelps – Journal Sentinel – baseball players flip over railing
HM – Dan Powers – Post-Crescent – Packers receiver catch
Updated at 10:45 a.m. Feature (91 entries)

1st – Rick Wood – Journal Sentinel – Bored
2nd – Kevin Poirier – Kenosha News – Lightning strikes
3rd -Gary Porter – Journal Sentinel – Polar bear plunge photo op
HM – William Glasheen – Chicken and pig
Updated at 10:20 a.m. General News (101 entries)

1st – Bill Meyer – Journal Sentinel – Beating a dummy
2nd – Mike De Vries – Capital Times – Woman weeps in court
3rd – Benny Sieu – Journal Sentinel – Frank Jude beating
HM – Rick Wood – Journal Sentinel – Flag Day presentation
HM – John Maniaci – Wisconsin State Journal – Recovered Dogs
HM – Mike De Vries – Capital Times – Snowy funeral
Updated at 10 a.m. Spot News (31 entries)

1st – Kristyna Wentz-Graff – Journal Sentinel – Missing Person notice
2nd – Jeffrey Phelps – Journal Sentinel – Factory Explosion
3rd – Kevin Poirier – Kenosha News – Firefighters with fire hose
HM – Mike De Sisti – Post-Crescent – Firefighters battle blaze

9:30 a.m. contest begins. Judges are Donald Miralle, Mimi Chakarova and David Leeson

Judging for this year’s Professional Photographer of the Year will begin Friday, March 30, starting at about 9 a.m. at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 333 W. State St. Milwaukee, Wis. Follow along as live results will be posted here as the results come available.

Thank You,

Scott Anderson, WNPA Webmaster.

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