Jonathan McCarthy of Rockford, Ill., won first place in the 2007 photo contest at William Woods University with his infrared shot of the library on campus. He is the son of Robert and Jodi McCarthy.
The photo contest, in its second year, is open to faculty, staff and students. First place carries with it a $100 cash prize. Photographs submitted for the contest are eligible to appear in a variety of campus-wide marketing pieces.
A May 2007 graduate with a B.S. in equestrian science, McCarthy won ribbons at the prestigious American Royal Horse Show in Kansas City in the fall. He rode Vienna to become Champions in Level 1 Jumper. The pair also won Hopeful Jumper Level 1, and took third in Adult Jumper.