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Global Voices and Perspectives

Global Voices & Perspectives photo contest was held Oct. 20, 2017

Here are the results of the contest:
First Place: Nature Meets City by Rebecca DeWitt, Credit Courses Abroad student, Guatemala
Second Place: Fly Away by Javier Ponce Castillo, International Student-Venezuela
Third Place: Perspective by Claire-Marie Knaudt, International Student-Germany

The People’s Choice and Best Description Awards were judged on Oct. 25 at the event where we awarded the students.

People’s Choice Award: Amazing Machu Picchu by Julio Hinojosa, International Student-Ecuador
Best Description Award: Perspective by Claire-Marie Knaudt

Here are some of the photos submitted:

"Amazing Machu Pichu" photo by MCC student

Amazing Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu is one of the seven wonders of the world. It is located in Peru in a sacred valley on the top of the Andes Mountains.
Julio Hinojosa
MCC International Student, Ecuador

"Fly Away": Seagulls flying gliding on a clear day with palm trees in background and a few puffy white clouds in the sky.

Fly Away
Sometimes you got to fly away to find the beauty of nature.
Javier Castillo Ponce
MCC International Student, Venezuela

A picture a single rose growing from the ground.

A Life Memory
The beauty of this rose represents how beautiful my grandmother’s life was.
Daniel Palacio Tapasco
MCC International Student, Colombia


A woman in a blue dress paints standing up in a field in the countryside.

Perspective
Everyone starts with a blank page; studying abroad can give you the colors to create your personal masterpiece within yourself.
A young girl looks up at her mother in a wooded setting with the setting sun casting a golden light through the trees

Claire-Marie Knaudt
MCC International Student, Germany

A young man wearing goggles and a snorkle on his forehead looks at a seacreature he has found in waist-deep waters.

One Day in the Sea
Traveling made me realize that little things matter most.
Carolina Gomez Rios
MCC International Student, Colombia

Tall, ruinous walls with large octogonal windows.

Rebecca De Witt
MCC Student, CCA Guatemala

ACCOMMODATIONS: Audience members requiring accommodations due to a disability must contact Barbara Velazquez, bvelazquez@mccneb.edu, 531-622-2253 at least two weeks prior to the program.​