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2007 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 2007 Photo Contest winners. The following images were judged as best reflecting the study abroad experience out of all the entries submitted. IU students who studied abroad anytime during the 2006-2007 academic year or summer 2007 were eligible to enter the contest. First through third prizes were awarded in two categories: People and Places.

The Office of Overseas Study would like to thank our sponsors for their generous prize donations: Chipotle, Buffalouie's, Scholars' Inn, Michael's Uptown Cafe, Cheeseburger in Paradise, McAlister's Deli, Chili's, TGI Friday's, Pizza Express, Noodles & Company, Bloomington Bagel Company, Coldstone Creamery, Cafe Pizzaria, Barnes & Noble, Malibu Grill, Buchetto's Smiling Teeth, Starbucks East, and Moe's Southwest Grill.

1st Place Winners

1st Place - Melissa Troyer

"Watch out, they spit" by Melissa Troyer

1st Place - Billy Bennett

"Homage" by Billy Bennett

2nd Place Winners

2nd Place - Jason Farris

"Mayan Sky" by Jason Farris

  • Location: Mayan Temple at Altun Ha, Belize
  • Program: Chau Hiix, Belize, Archaeology Field School
  • Term: Summer 2007

2nd Place - Jason Farris

"The Gun Show" by Jason Farris

  • Location: Chau Hiix, Belize
  • Program: Chau Hiix, Belize Archaeology Field School
  • Term: Summer 2007

3rd Place Winners

3rd Place - Anna Maria Whetstine

"Piled high in salt" by Anna Maria Whetstine

  • Location: Salar de Uyuni in southwestern Bolivia
  • Program: Santiago, Chile
  • Term: AY 2006-07

3rd Place - Sarah Renkert

"Nuestras Diferencias" by Sarah Renkert

  • Location: Villa Mella, Dominican Republic
  • Program: Dominican Identity
  • Term: Summer 2007

It is hard to overstate the influence this travel has had on me, on who I am today. It has shaped my world view, what I find interesting, and what I think about.”

-Dionissi Aliprantis, IU Overseas Study Participant, Greece