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February 27, 2024 / News & Notes / Photography

Walsworth’s 2024 Photo Contest Begins Today!

Written by Alec Aguirre

The 2024 Photo Contest kicks off today, and we’re excited to see your favorite photos from this school year! The contest runs until end of day, Friday, March 29, and the winners will receive a $250 Visa gift card. Students can enter up to five photos and the 10 categories to compete in are detailed below.


  • Academics – Show us learning in progress at your school.
  • College and University – We want to see the best of any genre taken by a student at a college or university.
  • Clubs and Student LifeShare the activities and moments that students experience throughout the school year.
  • Feature/Portrait – Show what a person is feeling or a bit of their personality using their face and emotion as the focus.
  • Junior High/Middle School – We’re looking for the best photos of any genre taken by a junior high or middle school student.
  • Performing Arts – Music, dance, drama and more! Capture the vibrant creativity of performing arts at your school.
  • Sports Action – Capture athletes in action. We want to see great action shots at practice or during the game/event.
  • Sports Reaction – Focus on the fans or athletes’ reaction to an emotional moment in the game/event.
  • School Spirit –Painted faces, crowd photos, pep rallies, show us how your students express their school spirit!
  • Yearbook Life – Show us yearbookers in action. Staffers doing the everyday duties of yearbook life inside and outside of the classroom – interviews in progress, photographers taking pictures, advisers teaching and even what’s happening on deadline days!

Entries into this year’s contest can be uploaded at

A panel of experts will judge all entries, and winners and honorable mentions will be chosen based on the basic rules of photography, overall quality and creativity/originality.

Winners in this year’s contest will be notified by April 30.

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Alec Aguirre

Alec Aguirre is a Marketing Specialist for Walsworth and a contributing writer to the yearbooks blog. He enjoys writing and editing videos for broadcast. Alec holds a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from the University of Kansas.