Check out the PTK Photo Contest winners!

Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently invited students to submit entries for the 2021 PTK Photo Contest.

Congratulations to the winners! Here are the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honorable mention winners, the first place photos, and the fan favorite. See all of the entries on Facebook.

Best Pet/Animal Photo:

  • 1st – Jessica German
  • 2nd – Stefani Kelsey
  • 3rd – Kelsey Doty
German shepherd dog hanging out of car window
Best Pet/Animal Photo by Jessica German

Best Nature Photo:

  • 1st – Natalie Adams
  • 2nd – Stefani Kelsey
  • 3rd – Jessica German
rope & wood bridge in forest
Best Nature Photo by Natalie Adams

Best/Most Creative Selfie:

  • 1st – Eva Mawi
  • 2nd – Jessica German
student wearing hat holding binders standing outdoors
Best/Most Creative Selfie by Eva Mawi

Best Funny/Fun Photo:

  • 1st – Brianna Brooks
  • 2nd – Kelsey Doty
brown dog with tongue hanging out
Best Funny/Fun Photo by Brianna Brooks

Fan favorite – Received the most votes on Facebook:

  • Best Pet/Animal entry by Stefani Kelsey

happy Pomeranian dog sitting on grass

All 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive electronic Amazon gift certificates by email. Contact PTK Advisor Nicole Banks at with any questions.

Two other entries won Honorable Mention and also will receive Amazon gift cards:

  • Nature photo – Brittani Solorzano
  • Pet/animal photo – Molly McGill

Thanks to every student who entered the photo contest this semester and thanks to our panel of judges:

  • Blaise (Comlan) Kinto, PTK officer
  • Jana Koch, director of student life and engagement
  • Annie Oldenburg, art instructor
  • Holly Smith, public relations specialist
  • Dr. LaDrina Wilson, vice president for student services