2020 California Journalism Awards - Campus Division

Feature Photo ( High Schools)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Sacramento Country Day School-The Octagon
    Entry Title: COVID-19 Graduation
    Entry Credit: Arikta Trivedi
    Judge Comment: An utterly charming photo of a graduate with balloons and a terrific smile, captured perfectly by the photographer. A very nice feature photo that any pro photog would be happy to take.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Sacramento Country Day School-The Octagon
    Entry Title: Folklorico Dancer
    Entry Credit: Emma Boersma
    Judge Comment: Capturing motion indoors with back lighting is not easy, but this photog did the trick. Nicely done, and I'm sure the dancer was pleased too.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Castro Valley High School-The Olympian
    Entry Title: “Chicago” plays a swan song
    Entry Credit: Katy Siler
    Judge Comment: A group photo on stage is a tough thing to shoot -- The New York Times photographer Sara Krulwich was recently got an honorary Tony Award for her career taking pictures on Broadway. It's not easy to capture a chorus line, but this shot makes it look like a piece of cake. Well done.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Archbishop Riordan High School-The Crusader
    Entry Title: Orange haze permeates Bay Area skies: Bay Bridge
    Entry Credit: Brandon Tam
    Judge Comment: Brandon Tam photo of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge with forest fire smoke casting an orangish pall.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Sacramento Country Day School-The Octagon
    Entry Title: Student Collections Photo: Dylan
    Entry Credit: Emma Boersma
    Judge Comment: A nice understated portrait with -- this is true -- VHS tapes. How to your illustrate a guy and his video collection? Here's a nice way.