Minnetonka Announces Photo Contest Winners

In Blog, Community News, Press Release on October 18, 2014 by Community Expert Team
Minnetonka Announces Photo Contest Winners

The City of Minnetonka recently announced the winners of the Minnetonka Photo Contest.

This year’s contest saw more than 100 entries, and was held in conjunction with the October Fire Department and City Open House. The Minnetonka Park Board judged this year’s contest entries.

And the winners were:

  • First Place: John Piepkorn, “Frog on Black-Eyed Susan”
  • Second Place: Chris Murphy, “A Journey Begins”
  • Third Place: Jenny Lorinser, “Hello Baby Cardinal”

In addition, Judges’ Choice Awards were selected in each of the three categories: Lifestyle, Wild and Natural Minnetonka:

  • Judges’ Choice-Lifestyle Minnetonka: David Engelstad, “Fall at Lone Lake Park
  • Judges’ Choice-Natural Minnetonka: Eric Raarup, “Sun and Moon”
  • Judges’ Choice-Wild Minnetonka: Scott Jolstad, “Orange You Glad You Landed in Minnetonka”

The People’s Choice Award winner was chosen by those who visited the Oct. 7 open house:

  • Ann West, “Owls in Love”

And finally, an additional four honorable mentions were awarded:

  • Dustin DuFault, “Jidana Park, Overlooking Minnehaha Creek
  • Julie Elftheriou, “Foggy Spring Morning at Big Willow”
  • Maya Kesti, “Frilly Fungi”
  • Elle Paul, “My Pet Dog Lizzie”

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This local update courtesy of your Minnetonka Community Expert.

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