Awards and Honors

Photojournalism grad wins two prestigious awards

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Congrats to Allison Lee Isley, 2016 Photojournalism graduate, now a staff photographer at the Winston-Salem Journal,  won the North Carolina Press Association’s Hugh Morton Photographer of the Year Award and the John H. White “Keep in Flight” Award at the Eddie Adams Workshop. Two extremely prestigious awards in a couple of months!

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RCC Grad named PPA Certified Professional Photographer

 

Sarah Mitchell, owner of Sarah Lynn Studios, has earned the prestigious title of Certified Professional Photographer from Professional Photographers of America. According to PPA, “the Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) credential serves to identify professional photographers who have demonstrated technical competence through a written examination and photographic image submission.”

In 2016, Sarah earned her degree in Photographic Technology, Portrait Studio Management. Sarah’s studio, based in Rockwell, NC, serves clients in the counties of Cabarrus, Davidson, Rowan and North Mecklenberg.

RCC Grad selected for Eddie Adams

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2016 Photojournalism graduate Allison Isley has been selected to attend the 2017 Eddie Adams Workshop. Only 100 students or graduates with less than 3 years experience are selected each year to attend the tuition free, intense 4 day workshop – http://www.eddieadamsworkshop.com – Congrats Allison!

 

Gary Hobson rests his head on his girlfriend Carson Swisher’s shoulder as they slow dance during Tim Tebow’s Night to Shine Prom on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017 at First Christian Church Ministries in Kernersville, N.C. The prom’s focus is for people with special needs and is put on by the Tim Tebow Foundation. (photo by Allison Lee Isley)

NCPPA Student Photographer of the Year

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2016 Photojournalism graduate Allison Lee Isley won the Student Photographer of the Year award at the annual North Carolina Press Photographer’s Association meeting. Allison’s portfolio included images she made for class assignments, her internships and her first job. Allison is now a staff photographer at the Winston-Salem Journal.