Swain County Youth Photo Entries in the 2020 4-H Photography Contest

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The statewide annual NC 4-H Photo Contest highlights North Carolina 4-H’ers’ photographic achievements. The winning photos are then displayed on the North Carolina 4-H Photo Contest website.

The categories for 2020 were Pets in Action, Nature’s Beauty, and 4-H in Action with divisions for both Junior (ages 8-13) and Senior (ages 14-18). This years contest ended on June 30 and Swain County had a nice showing from several youth in the county. Swain County 4-H is proud to share their talented work with you!

Nature’s Beauty

View atop Marr Creek Mountain

Reece Cloer – age 13:  View atop Marr Creek Mountain

Summer Bloom

Lean Brown – age 9:  Summer Bloom

Island Mystery

Lacie Johnson – age 15:  Island Mystery

Pets in Action


Reece Cloer – age 13: My dog Two Face


Lacie Johnson – age 15: Emerald Eyes taken this summer of a calico!

Swain had three entries in the Nature’s Beauty Category:

  • Reece Cloer – age 13: View atop Marr Creek Mountain
  • Lean Brown – age 9: Summer Bloom
  • Lacie Johnson – age 15: Island Mystery – Island Park in the autumn

Entries in the Pets in Action Category were:

  • Reece Cloer – age 13: My dog Two Face
  • Lacie Johnson – age 15: Emerald Eyes taken this summer of a calico!

Well done Swain County 4-H’ers! Thank you for sharing some of your amazing photography skills with us. Stay tuned for the announcement of winners coming August 31.

More About the NC Photography Contest

This contest was open to North Carolina 4-H members ages 8-18 and photos must have been taken by the 4-H’er submitting the entry.  Judging is performed by NC State University Communications and CALS Communications. These departments are staffed by communications professionals who are accustomed to creating and/or using photographic images as part of their own work. Judging will be completed by July 30 and winners will be announced on August 31, 2020.

To view winners from past years go to: NC 4-H Photo Contest