2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

Personality or Portrait Photo ( Non-Daily Group 2)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Rappahannock News
    Entry Title: Sheriff Connie Compton: ‘Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It.’
    Entry Credit: Luke Christopher
    Judge Comment: It's an interesting photo that takes you through almost all of the sheriff's life. The quirky setting of the store adds a layer to the storytelling.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Smithfield Times
    Entry Title: Taps
    Entry Credit: Jen Jaqua
    Judge Comment: We composed despite the pillar. You can hear the song being played without reading the cutline.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Smith Mountain Eagle
    Entry Title: Staunton River High School senior Aidan Brown pumps up baseball team
    Entry Credit: William Seidel
    Judge Comment: The photo has a spirited, charge into battle quality to it.