Young-Miller wins spring 2018 Gyorke photo contest

UA journalism student Daniel Young-Miller captured first place in the spring 2018 Drew Gyorke Memorial Fund Photo Contest for his image of a skateboarder.
Aly Cantor took second place with a photo of a student taking a nap, and Alexandra Pere finished third with an image of a dog.
The contest featured 12 finalists from Professor Kim Newton’s JOUR 203 photography class. All 12 of 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 endowed award named after him recognizes the best beginning photojournalism students. (Click HERE to see past winners and photos since 2013).
Young-Miller will receive $200, with Cantor getting $125 and Pere $75.
The other finalists are: Matthew Crisara, Holly Halstead, Sasha Hartzell, Nathan Martinez, RJ Mosqueda, Zoe Roberts, Marissa Ryan, Caleb Villegas and Briannon Wilfong
Here are the 12 images:

FIRST PLACE: Tom Hodgson grabs his skateboard in mid-air at Santa Rita Skate Park in Tucson on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Hodgson has participated in and won many skating competitions in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Photograph by Daniel Young-Miller)

SECOND PLACE: Tired Maegan Buzzella takes a nap in the Urbane lobby at the University of Arizona in Tucson on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2018. Maegan Buzzella is a sophomore at the school. (Photograph by Aly Cantor)

THIRD PLACE: Hannah Talkington, a vet science major at the University of Arizona plays with her dog, Jesse, at Sam Hughes Park in Tucson on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Hannah rescued Jesse from a local animal shelter at the beginning of the spring semester. (Photo by Alexandra Pere)

Bob, Dave and Laurie eat ice cream at the Dairy Queen at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018 in Tucson.  (Photograph by Matthew Crisara)

Paloma walks through the University of Arizona main library in Tucson on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Paloma is currently a political science major at the UA. (Photograph by Nathan Martinez)

Marcella Watson, 27, poses in her tattoo shop, Church Inc., in downtown Tucson on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Watson worked as a tattoo artist in Berlin, Germany before opening her own shop in Tucson. (Photo by Sasha Hartzell)

The Loyal Knights of Old Trusty, a secret society Society of Engineers at the University of Oklahoma, stand as their cannon is fired on the University of Oklahoma campus in Norman, Okla., on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. (Photo by Zoe Roberts)

Pastor Rodriguez, performs an Easter play for the community at his church Good Friday, March 30, 2018 in Tucson, Ariz. Pastor Rodriguez performs different religious plays on most Fridays thorough the year.  (Photo by Caleb Villegas) 

Judge Peter Hochuli addresses his courtroom in Tucson. On Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. Judge Hochuli was appointed a judge by Gov. Doug Ducey in Dec. of 2018. (Photograph by Holly Halstead) 

Phil Barreras lays down a taper fade at his barbershop in Tucson on Thursday Feb. 15, 2018, towards the outskirts of Tucson. (Photograph by RJ Mosqueda)

A hairdresser reaches for more product to continue her client's hair transformation on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 at Aveda Salon in Tucson. She has been working for one hour. (Photograph by Marissa Ryan)

Jacob Bedevian of Nicholls State throws a pitch to a University of Arizona player at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson on Thursday, March 29, 2018. Nicholls State lost to Arizona baseball by a score of 3-11. (Photograph by Briannon Wilfong)


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04/26/2017 - 3:38pm

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