2012 WNPA Student POY Results

Kyle Grillot, a summer intern for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a recent Ohio University graduate, is the 2012 WNPA Student Photographer of the Year. Runner-up Meg Vogel, a summer intern for The Post-Crescent and also an Ohio University student, was awarded Best of Show.

The 2012 Student Pictures of the Year contest was judged Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel by Milwaukee editorial and portrait photographer Jessica Kaminski, photo editor and educator John Klein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and photojournalist Dan Powers of The Post-Crescent in Appleton.

Official Results:

Feature (43 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Meg Vogel, Ohio University – Kaela
2nd – Megan McCormick, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Arcade
3rd – Meg Vogel, The Post-Crescent – Young Cowboy
HM – Darin Dubinsky, Milwaukee Area Technical College – The Tin Man Rests
HM – Mark Kauzlarich, The Daily Cardinal

General News (26 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Max Thomsen, Milwaukee Area Technical College – NATO protest
2nd – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Hate Crime
3rd – Meg Vogel, The Post-Crescent – 395th Returns
HM – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Hate Crime
HM – Meg Vogel, The Post-Crescent – Homecoming
HM – Meg Vogel, The Post-Crescent – Party with a Purpose
HM – Mark Kauzlarich, The Daily Cardinal – Pleading Eyes
HM – Molly Mullane, Marquette University – Graduation

Illustration (34 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Mark Wahl, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Break the Silence
2nd – Mark Wahl, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Beauty is My Addiction
3rd – Mark Wahl, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Exposed
HM – Mark Wahl, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Metamorphose
HM – Renn Kuhnen, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Communication

Pictorial (42 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Darin Dubinsky, Milwaukee Area Technical College – A Stairway to Decay
2nd – Meg Vogel, Ohio University – Antique Bikes
3rd – Meg Vogel, Ohio University – Through the Fog
HM – Darin Dubinsky, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Urban Decay Swamp
HM – Mark Kauzlarich, The Daily Cardinal – On Duty
HM – Thomas V Spenner III, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Liquor Store

Portrait/Personality (41 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Angela Michals, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Traveling Musicians
2nd – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Point of View
3rd – Logan Jacob, Milwaukee Area Technical College – A Spring Chill

Sports Action (25 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Mark Kauzlarich, The Daily Cardinal – Decapitated
2nd – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Torque
3rd – Muhammad Shoaib Bin Altaf, The Daily Cardinal – Take that!
HM – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Face-first
HM – Mark Kauzlarich, University of Wisconsin – Madison – Splash
HM – Wil Gibb, The Daily Cardinal

Sports Feature (24 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Mark Kauzlarich, The Daily Cardinal – The Fumble
2nd – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – First Burst
3rd – Megan McCormick, Badger Herald – Bench Celebration
HM – Meg Vogel, The Post-Crescent – Clay
HM – Max Thomsen, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Midwest Baker Qualifier

Spot News (10 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Hate Crime
2nd – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Inspection
3rd – Mark Kauzlarich, The Daily Cardinal – Heisman Walk

Feature Picture Story (10 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Meg Vogel, Ohio University – The King
2nd – Lauren Wylie, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Baka
3rd – Joe Hudlett, Milwaukee Area Technical College – Watering Helper
HM – Megan McCormick, Green Bay Press-Gazette – Virgin Mary Feast Day

News Picture Story (8 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Kyle Grillot, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Sikh
2nd – Abe Van Dyke, University of Wisconsin – Waukesha – Sebena Funeral

Sports Picture Story (4 entries) VIEW GALLERY
1st – Megan McCormick, Badger Herald – UW Equestrian Team

Portfolio (4 entries)VIEW GALLERY
1st – Kyle Grillot
2nd – Meg Vogel

Best of Show
Meg Vogel, Ohio University – Kaela

Points Totals
(singles 1st=30, 2nd=20, 3rd=10, HM=5; stories and portfolio worth double, no points for Best of Show)

Kyle Grillot 260
Meg Vogel 195
Megan McCormick 100
Mark Kauzlarich 90
Mark Wahl 65
Abe Van Dyke 40
Lauren Wylie 40
Darin Dubinsky 40
Max Thomsen 35
Angela Michals 30
Joe Hudlett 20
Logan Jacob 10
Muhammad Shoaib Bin Altaf 10
Renn Kuhnen 5
Wil Gibb 5
Molly Mullane 5
Thomas V Spenner III 5

Many thanks to the 30 Wisconsin students who entered the contest this year. Plan to enter next year and tell your friends!

Kaela

BEST OF SHOW: Kaela Ricket, 8, stands on her bed in her room where the walls were just freshly painted lavender. Kaela has lived at the Susan B. Anthony Womyn’s Land Trust in Athens, Ohio, for the past four months with her moms Allison and Angela. (Photo by Meg Vogel/Ohio University)

One Response to “2012 WNPA Student POY Results”

  1. Samantha Christian says:

    These are outstanding entries! Thanks for posting. Can’t wait to see the results from today’s judging.

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