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Jacqueline Canett won the fall 2019 Drew Gyorke Memorial Photojournalism Award for her image of a man playing with his dog.
Sunday Holland finished second with a photo of a University of Arizona diver, while Nathan McComb captured third for his image of Day of the Dead participants.
The contest featured 12 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).
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).
Cannett will receive $200, with Holland getting $125 and McComb $75.
The other finalists were: Isabella Barron, Margaux Clement, Alyssa Grabinski, Shay Hertigan, Tommie Huffman, Abbie Kosoc, Payton Maxwell, Bellah Nelson and Lisa Urban.