2017 Annual South County Photo Contest Winners
South County Tourism Council announces the winners of the 16th Annual South County Photo Contest. Approximately 338 entries were received capturing the essence of South County’s 449 square mile tourism region. The winning photographs, along with several honorable mentions, will remain on display at the South County Museum until September 8th. Stop by the South County Museum Visitor’s Center and let them know you’re there to see the photo contest exhibit and you’ll receive free admission.
1st Place, A Beautiful Place, Ingrid Mathews 1st Place, People at Play, Ted Green
Ingrid Mathews of Wyoming, RI won first place in the “A Beautiful Place” category, while second place in that category was awarded to Glen A. Tarbox of Saunderstown and third place to Normand L. Charlette of Manchester, CT. Runners up were: Dale Loomis of Saunderstown and Cathy Jackson of Wakefield.
2nd Place, A Beautiful Place, Glen A. Tarbox 2nd Place, People at Play, Ingrid Mathews
In the “People at Play” category, Ted Green of Wickford won first place, Ingrid Mathews of Wyoming placed second and Stephen Wood of Wakefield placed third. Runners up were Beth A. Thomas of Charlestown and Gina Campbell of Wakefield.
3rd Place, A Beautiful Place, Normand L. Charlette 3rd Place, People at Play, Stephen Wood
Louise Bishop, president of South County Tourism Council, said; “We had an overwhelming amount of submissions this year – all of them beautiful. We can’t wait to see which ones will make it into our 2018 Visitor Guide!”
Honorable Mention, A Beautiful Place, Dale Loomis Honorable Mention, People at Play, Beth A. Thomas
We were honored to have Susan Sancomb, (www.sancombphotography.com) renowned wedding and portrait photographer be the judge for the second year in a row. Sancomb studied photography at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and received her master degree at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Honorable Mention, A Beautiful Place, Cathy Jackson Honorable Mention, People at Play, Gina Campbell
The South County Tourism Council is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the towns of Charlestown, Coventry, East Greenwich, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, North Kingstown, Richmond, South Kingstown, West Greenwich and Westerly as a single leisure travel destination known as “South County”. For more information, please visit www.southcountyri.com.