Wyoming high school student wins DCB photography contest

Submitted Photo “Antelope Canyon” by Triniti Bruski, from Powell, Wyo., the first place winner in Dakota College at Bottineau’s annual photography contest for high school students.

High school students from five different states entered the Dakota College at Bottineau’s photography contest this year. The top 25 entries have been printed and are on display at Thatcher Hall on the college campus through May 14.

“Every year I’m blown away by the quality of the images we receive in this contest,” said Clint Saunders, photography instructor, in information provided by the college. “We have some seriously talented high school students out there, and we love being able to showcase their work in our annual contest.”

Triniti Bruski, from Powell, Wyo., won first place in the contest, which included a Canon camera EOS 70D DSLR camera with EF 16-35 mm f2.8L II lens and a $500 scholarship to Dakota College at Bottineau.

Saunders said the Canon was one he and his studio manager both coveted.

The second place winner was Glen Siembida, from Minot, who won a $750 scholarship to Dakota College at Bottineau. Tied for third place were Violet Braaflat, from Plaza, and Orin Mollerud, from Berthold, who both won a $500 Dakota College at Bottineau scholarship.

The top 25 entrants were Addyson Hughes, Joyin Akinola, Crystal Bagley, Matt Bosch, Violet Braaflat, Triniti Bruski, Charmaine Haas, Navaeh Christianson, Garrett Cook, Treylan Cope, Joelle Eisele, Zoie Frattin, Tanner Garriott, Jessica Gilbertson, Shane Gunville, Braiden Harnish, Stephanie Hoffarth, Savannah Huffstutler, MicKinzie Koushkouski, Kendra Kuhnhenn, Anna Lamb, Jillian Larson, Kimm Lukenbach, Erin McFadden, Orin Mollerud, Riley Pister, Emma Rehder, Levi Sandford, Faith Schatzke, Tucker Shoneberg, Akanksha Shukla, Glen Siembida, Brett Skeldum, Takara McCorkle, Kyliee Trottier, and Caitlin Wald.

There were 214 entries in the contest.


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