WWU Students Capture ‘Faces in the Woods’ in Photography Contest

Cody Morrow by Amber ViethWilliam Woods University holds an annual photography contest and this year Amber Vieth, a senior business administration major from Jefferson City, Mo., came away with two prizes—first ($100) and third ($50).


Taking second place and receiving $75 in this year’s “The Woods In Focus” photography contest was Erica Begley, a sophomore art education major from Hannibal, Mo., while Veronica Myers, a senior graphic design major from Mapleton, Ill., was awarded honorable mention.


The theme of the contest was “Faces at the Woods,” and the contest was open to all WWU faculty, staff and students. Images were judged by quality of composition, elements of design, concept, color and technical quality. Judges were members of the Marketing and University Relations staff.



Faces - Amber Vieth

Lacey Davis by Veronica MyersCUTLINES:

1st place ($100 prize)—Amber Vieth’s photo of Cody Morrow, Jefferson City, Mo.

2nd place ($75 prize)—Erica Begley’s photo of Emily Nolte (left), Higginsville Mo., and Mariah Cox, Springfield, Mo.

3rd place ($50 prize) — Amber Vieth’s photo of multiple faces  

Honorable Mention—Veronica Myers’ photo of Lacey Davis of Missouri City, Texas