Bryce Nixon, 17, and his father Lee Nixon cheer for Street Stock driver Spencer Martin in the 20-lap Street Stock race Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Allison Lee Isley
Three photojournalism grads finish in the top 10 of the National Press Photographers Association’s Southeast Region Monthly News Clip Contest. Each month photographers submit published images and points are awarded each month. Allison, a 2016 graduate and staffer at the Winston-Salem Journal, beat John Spink from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution by 130 points.
Khadejeh, a 2018 graduate and staffer at the Greensboro News & Record finished 6th, but only participated for half the year during her internship at the paper and then when she was hired in August.
Melissa Gerrits, a 2011 graduate and Fayetteville Observer staffer finished 10th.
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!
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.
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)