Glen Cove Freshman Captures Honors at Local Contest

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Glen Cove High School freshman Michel Quezada-Cordova placed second in the celebration category of the Huntington Camera Club's annual High School Photography Competition, sponsored by Nikon.

More than 1,100 photos were submitted to the four-category competition. Michel's creative and colorful photograph of wine glasses earned her a $100 monetary award and a tripod.

"Michel definitely deserves this recognition,” photography teacher Melissa Johnides said. “She shows genuine talent and really puts thought and effort into her images."

Special attention was also given to sophomore Alexandra Dominguez's photograph of a raindrop-covered dandelion, as it was highlighted during the evening by the judges. Michel's work, along with other winners, can been seen in the High School Competition section of