SMC Photographer Amy Gaskin Named Student Photographer Of The Year

Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013, 9:04:00 AM

Mirror Staff

Santa Monica College student Amy Gaskin recieves a $1,000 check from Nikon representative Sara Wood with PPAGLA Past President Bonnie Burrow after being announced as the Student Photographer of the year at the 2013 PPAGLA Awards Dinner held March 30, 2013.
Photo by GERARD BURKHART
Santa Monica College student Amy Gaskin recieves a $1,000 check from Nikon representative Sara Wood with PPAGLA Past President Bonnie Burrow after being announced as the Student Photographer of the year at the 2013 PPAGLA Awards Dinner held March 30, 2013.

The Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles on Saturday awarded Santa Monica College student newspaper Corsair photographer Amy Gaskin as student photographer of the year.

The award comes with $1,000 cash prize and a Nikon camera.

Former Corsair photographer and SMC student Michael Yanow won second place. Yanow was last year’s PPAGLA student photographer of the year.

Gaskin’s award was presented at a ceremony at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City on Saturday evening, March 30.

PPAGLA is a 77-year-old professional organization of still and video photojournalists who work at newspapers, television stations, wire services, national news, and sports publications throughout Southern California.

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