TAMPA FEDERATION OF GARDEN CLUB CIRCLES, INC.
2020 SummarySherry Leffers
Three High Schools entered 62 photographs for this year’s competition: Berkeley Preparatory School, Blake High School, and Bloomingdale High School. The entries become more outstanding every year; we only wish students from more high schools would enter. The entries are listed below with the names and schools of the winners. Berkeley Preparatory School’s Art Department received the $100 with their student’s overall win.
Thanks to our judges Mabel Burns (TFGC representative), Art Becker, and Kathy Durden. Also thanks to Mary Scarola for volunteering with the set up.
Thank you to all students who entered this year’s competition. We had entries from Berkeley Preparatory, Blake, Brooks de Bartolo Collegiate, Middleton, Plant City, Robinson, Sickles, and Steinbrenner High Schools. Thank you also to our wonderful judges!
Birds, Bees, Butterflies – Hope Urbanovsky of Berkeley Preparatory
Twilight – Sophie Abel of Robinson
Florida Flora and Fauna – Karla Almaraz of Blake
People and Nature – Sophie Abel of Robinson
Overall High School winner
Robinson High School’s art teach Ms. Wilson also received a check for $100.
We were thrilled with the quality and number of entrees we received at our first annual Nature Photography Contest. Schools that had entrees were: Blake High School, Hillel Academy of Tampa, Hillsborough High School, Jefferson High School, and Newsome High School. There were 32 middle school entrees and 58 high school entrees. The winners were as follows:
Category Winners:Birds, Bees and Butterflies – Aryeh Fishman (Hillell Academy)Underwater – Maxwell Antman (Hillell Academy)Overall Middle School Winner – Seth Smith (Hillell Academy)
After Dark – Ginger Haggbloom (Newsome High School)
People and Nature – Ginger Haggbloom
Overall High School Winner – Ginger Haggbloom
2016-18 TGC President Sherry Leffers holding her People and Places image and presenting her with her award.