API 2011 photo contest winners announced!

After receiving over 650 entries, API is proud to announce the winners of our spring 2011 photo contest! The grand prize winner will receive an iPad2, while the first, second, and third prize winners will all receive a cash prize for their efforts. Over 25 honorable mention winners were also recognized (the students’ names and the programs they attended are listed below).

Grand Prize Winner – Meghan MacDonald “The End of the World As I Knew It”

Meghan studied with API in Buenos Aires at the Universidad de Belgrano, and was an API Peer Mentor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

The end of the world as I knew it - Meghan MacDonald

First Place – Granada’s Beautiful Murals – Lauren Meyer

Lauren studied with API at the University of Granada in southern Spain as a student at Texas A&M University.

Granada's beautiful murals - Lauren Meyer

Second Place – Flag on the Seine, Paris – Sydney Mulkey

Sydney studied with API in France at the Institut Catholique de Paris while a student at Oregon State University.

Seine Flag - Sydney Mulkey

Third Place – Boy at Vatican Fountain – Jonathan Guiterrez

Jonathan studied with API in Rome at John Cabot University while a student at Texas A&M International University.







Vatican fountains - Jonathan Gutierrez






Honorable Mention

These students’ photos are showcased in this Flickr photo set.

  • Katherine Bahrawy (Stonehill College) – Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute, Florence
  • Adrian Bonvento (Stonehill College) – Grenoble École de Management
  • Holly Bridges (University of Vermont) – University of Barcelona
  • Caitlin Buck (Texas State University) – National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Erik Budlong (Bryant University) – San José, Costa Rica
  • Deana D’Ambrosio (Stonehill College) – Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute, Florence
  • Jacqueline Dow (Sanborn Regional High School) – Aspire by API Gap Year Program at the University of Granada
  • Kenneth Gilberg (Fairfield University) – University Autónoma of Barcelona
  • Sarah Hobson (University of Texas at Austin) – University of Cádiz
  • Brenna Hunt (Emmanuel College) – Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute, Rome
  • Monica Kelly (University of Texas at Austin) – Jagiellonian University of Krakow
  • Alicia Kennedy (Bryant University) – University of Cádiz
  • Tamara Kohn (California State University, Long Beach) – Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute, Florence
  • Brian Lambert (Georgia State University) – Pablo de Olavide University
  • Jordan Luke (Auburn University) – University of Granada
  • Christine Mattappillil (Marquette University) – Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute, Tuscania
  • Katherine McPhail (University of Maine) – Lorenzo de’Medici – The Italian International Institute, Florence
  • Lynn Metcalfe (University of Alaska, Anchorage) – National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Veronica Mirenda (Long Island University, C.W. Post) – University of Salamanca
  • Delsy Ordonez (Hope International University) – University of Granada
  • Morgan Reid (University of South Carolina, Columbia) – Pablo de Olavide University
  • Laura Satkowski (Westfield State University) – Université Stendhal, Grenoble III
  • Briana Sicard (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) – University of Salamanca
  • Alesia Tonkin (University of Pittsburgh) – Jagiellonian University of Krakow
  • Nicholas Welch (North Dakota State University) – University of Salamanca
  • Natalie Welsh (Miami University of Ohio) – Instituto San Joaquín de Flores

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks to all who participated!

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  1. Great photos! Congrats to the winners =)


    • Jeramy Johnson says

      Thanks Andrew! Feel free to post the next Go! Overseas photo contest on our sites too 🙂 – Loved the “jumping” one 🙂

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