Photo of the Day Contest

Andrew Maturo, Class of 2011, captured this moment on an island off the coast of Athens during the Gettysburg College Jazz Ensemble Mediterranean Tour of 2008.

Lucy Marinova, Class of 2012, submitted this image. She, classmate Munya Choga, and Peace Corps volunteer Jen Lazuta, Class of 2007, created a library in Bougounam, Burkina Faso, where Lazuta lives. "These are three of the children from the village," Marinova wrote. "They play with tires and sticks because they don't have any toys."

Jessica Lee, Class of 2013, shot this image of senior Sara Cawley, Class of 2011, near Engineer Mountain in Southwestern Colorado during the Environmental Studies summer course of 2010 in the Rocky Mountains.

Harriet Manice, Class of 2012, captured this image, which she titled "A Silhouette Story," atop the National Park Service observation tower on Oak Ridge adjacent to campus.

Ping Zhu, Class of 2012, captured this image this summer in Hong Cun, which she said is " one of the most beautiful ancient villages in South China. Hong Cun was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000 and it was also a location where the famous Chinese film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was shot."

Ashleigh Zicker, Class of 2013, shot this image during one of this past winter's big snowstorms. "This small, but vibrant, tree (located next to the Chapel and across from DPS) was one of the only signs of life during an early morning walk," she wrote.

Thomas Pace, Class of 2003, captured this image of Penn Hall in 2002. "I love how the orange leaves seem to match up with the orange & blue of Gburg," he wrote.

Jeff Steinour, Class of 2007, took this photo from his sophomore-year dorm room in Apple. "More than anything, this photo seems to capture that atmosphere of warm friendship and 'new beginnings' brought on by another fall semester at Gettysburg," wrote his classmate Andrew Stinson, who submitted the image. Glatfelter Hall's tower is at right.


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These were the finalists for the People's Choice award in 2010's Photo of the Day competition. Voting has ended.

The People's Choice and Editors Award winners will be announced in the autumn print edition of Gettysburg, the College's magazine, and on the College's homepage.

Visit and click on Photo of the Day every day. Submissions are always welcome. Anyone is eligible. Photos can be taken anywhere, past or present, as long as there is a connection to the College community.

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