Glory of Iris

 In May of 2017, the Flint River Iris Society held a photo contest featuring the Glory of Iris for the third consecutive year.  There were 50 entries which were judged by  Donna Rosser, the Barefoot Photographer from Fayetteville; Don Brown, nature photographer from Pike County; and Sara Kieth, director of the Atlanta School of Photography. Many thanks to these judges.  At the awards reception, the following winners were recognized: 

Adults   "In the Garden"  Category 

First Place:  Sara Russell 

Second Place: Penny Wendt ​

Third Place: Lisa Westberry 

Honorable Mention: Sara Russell

Adults   "Close-up" Category

First Place:  Lisa Westberry
Second Place:  Lora Watson
Third Place:  Eillene Kirk

​Honorable Mention: Eillene Kirk

Youth

First Place: Peyton Harris

Second Place:  Cheyenne Harris

Third Place:  Clair Knapp

Honorable Mention: Benjamin Knapp