Adrian captures fall 2018 Gyorke photo contest

         Kasey Adrian

         Drew Gyorke

Kasey Adrian took first place in the fall 2018 Drew Gyorke Memorial Fund Photo Contest for her image of a student walking by a neon cactus near the UA Main Library.

Alana Minkler captured second place with a photo of a rock climber on Mount Lemmon, while Karyme Cuadras finished third with an portrait of a local tattoo artist.

The contest featured 11 student finalists from Professor Kim Newton’s JOUR 203 photography class. Their images will hang on the School of Journalism hallway wall in front of Newton’s office (Marshall 327), starting in early 2019.

Drew Gyorke, an adventurer and aspiring photojournalist at UA, died his junior year in a May 2013 car accident.
The award, endowed by the Gyorke family, recognizes the best beginning photojournalism students. (Click HERE to see past winners and photos since 2013).
Adrian will receive $200, with Minkler getting $125 and Cuadras $75.
The other finalists were: Nicole Danigelis (two photos), Colin Green, Julia Keymer, Joseph Ledesma, Sofia Moraga, James Parisi, Mekayla Phan and Griffin Riley.
Here are all their images:

FIRST PLACE: Kate Jaeger a student at the University of Arizona, walks home from a long day at the library studying for her exam on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. Jaegar is a journalism broadcasting major. (Photo by Kasey Adrian)

SECOND PLACE: Aaron Liebe, 20, an experienced rock climber, ascends up Mount Lemmon in Tucson on Sunday Nov. 4, 2018. He does sports climbing often and climbed all day because of the perfect climbing conditions. (Photo by Alana Minkler)

THIRD PLACE: Patrick Qualls takes a break at the Fast Lane Tattoo Shop in Tucson on Friday, Nov. 12, 2018. His work is displayed in the background. (Photo by Karyme Cuadras)

Sophia Squires, a student at the University of Arizona, enjoys the music at a small show in downtown Tucson on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. She often enjoys going to shows downtown because she likes to dance. (Photo by Julia Keymer)

Tucson Police Officer John Lushbaugh watches casually in front of the Rialto Theater in Tucson on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Lushbaugh waits on the quiet downtown street moments before the concert at the theater ends. (Photo by Joseph Ledesma)

A climber takes large step on his way to the top of a rock wall in Tucson on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. He was the last climber of the day. (Photo by James Parisi)
Protestors chant feminist songs as they walk down University Boulevard on Nov. 5, 2018, in Tucson. The protesters were a part of the Slut Walk put on by UA’s Feminists Organized to Resist, Create and Empower organization. (Photo by Griffin Riley)

Maja Stevens sits at her desk at the Hub at Tucson where she works on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Tucson. Stevens is a community assistant. (Photo by Nicole Danigelis)

Kevin Williams cuts the hair of a student at the University of Arizona on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, in Tucson. Williams, a house-call barber located in Phoenix, has been cutting hair for the last 13 years. (Photo by Colin Green) 

Gabriel Lujan does tricks on his skateboard at Albert M. Gallego Skate Park in Tucson on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. Lujan has been skating since he was 10 years old. (Photo by Nicole Danigelis)

University of Arizona Gamma Phi Beta and Beta Theta Phi hold "Sink the Stigma," a philanthropic event in Tucson to promote mental health awareness on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. A student donated for a chance to dunk Jake Arnenta, a Beta member, into the water. (Photo by Mekayla Phan) 

Arizona's Emmanuel Akot goes up for a layup during the Arizona-Chaminade exhibition game on Sunday, Nov. 4, at the McKale Center in Tucson. The Wildcats defeated the Silverswords 75-64. (Photo by Sofia Moraga)

Published Date: 

11/28/2018 - 3:38pm