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Photo Contest

2023 Bellarmine Magazine Photo Contest Winners!

Fall 2023

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Bellarmine Magazine Photo Contest, who prevailed in the categories of Architecture and Cityscapes; Creativity or Altered Images; and Nature and Landscapes. And thank you to everyone who entered—you made our job very difficult! – Carla Carlton, executive editor 



First Place “Inside the Vatican,” John Klapheke ’21 
Second Place: Houses in Auxerre, France, Melissa Miller, adjunct instructor of French and Spanish 
Third Place: View from Namsan Tower in Seoul, Korea, Dr. Jung Colen, associate professor of Mathematics Education 
Honorable Mentions
Downtown Miami, Brad Hensley ’03 
Stairway at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Elizabeth Clare Taylor ’18 
Mykonian church, Christen Stewart ’19 
First Place: “Stepping into Mt. Fuji,” Laila Bangash ’18/’19 MBA  
Second Place: Haystack Rock, Cannon Beach, Oregon, Jimmy Pack, parent of a 2023 alumnus 
Third Place: “Twenty Seconds of Light Painting,” Bonnie Duffy, Veritas Society student 
Honorable Mentions

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, Nicole M. Coomer ’03 

Swiss chard, Elizabeth Clare Taylor ’18

First Place: Flower at Biltmore Estate gardens, Colleen D. Arnett, Coordinator of Operations for Bellarmine’s Office of Housing & Residence Life 
Second Place: Parrot, Kate Golightly ’13/’17 
Third Place: New Orleans City Park, Brad Hensley ’03 
Honorable Mentions
Arches National Park in Moab, Utah, Daniel Dugan ’88 
Cardinal, John Klapheke ’21 
Colobus monkey in Tanzania, Africa, Michael J. Lombardo ’75/’80 MBA 

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