Ten winners have been announced for the seventh annual Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) photography contest. Crystal Socha of Augusta won the Fan Favorite category and was chosen by the judges as the grand prize winner. Her photo, titled “Keeping Watch,” received 378 votes on RTK’s Facebook page. More than 3,000 votes were cast in the Fan Favorite category, which included the top 25 photos chosen by RTK’s panel of judges.
Winners in the other categories were: Landscape - Bruce Hogle, Leawood; Livestock - Alexis Clark, Lecompton; People - Mike Scheufler, Augusta; KLA Member - Howard Woodbury, Quenemo; Youth - Josie Roggenkamp, Blaine. Honorable mentions were awarded to Gail Griffin, Colby; Michael Cochran, Tescott; Josie Alexander, Ottawa; and Greg Kramos, Manhattan. All winning entries can be viewed on the RTK Facebook page. Prizes for contest winners were sponsored by Wolfe’s Camera of Topeka.
RTK will have photo stationery cards for sale featuring the 10 winning photos. The cards are blank inside, include envelopes and can be purchased for $20 per 10-card set by contacting Samantha Weishaar at firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting the RTK booth at the KLA Convention in Wichita.