Celebrating Kathy Craghead: Her life, career and the impact she made on yearbook

Long-time yearbook adviser Kathy Craghead passed away on May 23. We reached out to some of Kathy’s closest yearbook friends and asked them to reflect on her life.

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May 1, 2018 / News / Photography / Photos

It was another successful year for Walsworth’s annual Photo Contest, with the 2018 Contest attracting nearly 4,000 outstanding entries from across the country. Thank you to all the talented yearbook photographers who took the time to enter. Here are the winners and Honorable Mentions in each category. The top prize winners will receive a $100…

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February 12, 2014 / Photos

Take a look at Walsworth’s new 5-Day Photography Lesson Plan!

This set of PDFS provides a week of lessons and exercises to help you teach your students the basics of photography and get them quickly taking good photos. After that, they will understand that the camera is an instrument, and it takes thinking and practice to take great photos.

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October 26, 2013 / Photos

Halloween can be one of the most photogenic times of the year, what with people dressing in costume and putting up interesting (sometimes wild) decorations.

Take a look at this post from the website digital-photography-school.com for some tips specific to taking pictures on Halloween.

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April 16, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

The Photo Illustration category in Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest drew in a wide variety of creative entries, with photographers and photo editors showing off their skills to tell a compelling story.

Congratulations to the winners – Tiffany Folkes and Nikki Dalton from Cedarcrest High School in Duvall, Wash., who were chosen for the top prize in the category for their photo illustration, “Blind to the world around us.”

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April 16, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

One of the most exciting aspects of Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest was getting to see all the great images submitted in the Junior High/Middle School category. It will be fun to see what those young photogs will be able to do as they gain even more experience.

Congratulations to Brianna Smith from Southside Middle School in Jacksonville, Fla., whose portrait of a classmate took home the top prize in the category.

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April 16, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

Feature and portrait images are a staple in yearbooks, and Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest received hundreds of amazing submissions in the Feature/Portrait category. When it came down to determining the winner, the top image was one that packed an emotional punch.

Congratulations to Nathan Jaquith from Midway High School in Waco, Texas, whose photo capturing a football player being consoled by a coach was chosen the winner in Feature/Portrait.

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April 16, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest received hundreds of entries for the Student Life category, showing all varieties of student life activity and personality. Determining a winner was not easy, because there were many worthy entries.

Congratulations to Jennifer Oetzell from Redondo Union High School in Redondo Beach, Calif., who submitted her beautiful surfing photo, which was the winner.

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April 16, 2013 / 2013 Photo Contest / News / Photos

Sports Action was easily the most competitive category in Walsworth’s 2013 Photo Contest, drawing in more than 700 entries. In such a hotly contested category, the victory is that much sweeter for the winner.

Congratulations to that winner – Peyton Lesher from Croatan High School in Newport, N.C., whose photo of the fastest runner at her school emerged from the pack and took the top prize.

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