From the 62 submissions we received, Alexandra Opie, assistant professor of art, chose a grand prize winner, five runners up and three honorable mentions. The grand prize winner will receive a $50 gift certificate to the Willamette Store. All others receive our sheer admiration for capturing these great shots.
See all photo submissions on the Online Community at www.willamettealumni.com.
Location: Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Subject: Regents demonstration of paint making
Location: Amgen Bridge, Seattle
Location: Tierra Del Mar Beach, Ore., Pacific Ocean and Cape Kiwanda in the background
Subject: Clare Akeman (age 4), Alden Akeman (age 7)
Occasion: Annual family vacation to the coast, August 2006
Subject: Jerusalem priest
Occasion: I was in Jerusalem to learn about conflict resolution efforts in the Middle East, December 1999.
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Occasion: This photo was taken from a helicopter while I was traveling on a regular visit to review the program I manage for the State Department reforming the police force in Afghanistan.
Location: New York, N.Y.
Subject: Brooklyn Bridge, August 2005
Location: Kibera, Kenya
Subject: Car parked on the street, December 2006
Occasion: I volunteered at two orphanages in Kenya for four months and was in Kibera honoring World AIDS Day.
Most WU Pride
Location: Kihei, Maui, Hawaii
Subjects: (first row) Duane Denny ’53, Prudence (Edwards) Denny ’53, Cynthia (Arpke) Edwards ’54, Barbara Symons, Buena Washburn, Alan Goudy ’51, (second row) Jack Gunn ’51, Sue Gunn, Doris Hammond, Phil Hammond ’52, MEd’53, Dick Endsley ’51, Muriel (Oliver) Winterscheid ’48, Scottie Washburn ’50, Loren Winterscheid ’48, (third row) Ron Symons ’52 (non-Beta party crasher) and Pat Endsley
Occasion: Photo was taken at a reunion of WU Betas in February 2007. My wife and I were guest of the Endsleys, but I like to say we were party crashers since I was an independent at Willamette.
Most WU Pride
Location: Tracy Arm, Inside Passage of Southeast Alaska
Subject: Bill Olson with the Empress of the North
Occasion: I was guest historian aboard the Empress of the North for six weeks, lecturing about southeast Alaskan history, culture and geology with passengers and various alumni groups. This was August 2005 and the salt water temperature was 38 degrees on the surface.
If you’re ready to take your own travel photos, consider joining a trip with the Alumni Travel Program. This year we’ll be taking you to some great locations: