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Murrysville Photo Contest winners capture natural beauty, military tribute

Patrick Varine
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Matthew Sayer photo
Matthew Sayer’s "Mantis in the Grass" took the grand prize in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest.
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First-place and grand-prize winners in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest are, from the left, Louise Gladkowski, Melissa DeStefano, Matthew Sayer (grand prize), John Wizzard and Giri Viswanathan. Missing from the photo is Phyllis Ho.
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Giri Viswanathan’s "Bird House" won first place in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest’s "Young Photographers" category.
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Melissa DeStefano’s "Hummer Coming in for a Landing" won first place in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest’s "Wildlife" category. Melissa DeStefano photo
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Matthew Sayer photo
Matthew Sayer’s "Mantis in the Grass" took the grand prize in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest.
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Phyllis Ho photo
Phyllis Ho’s "Baseball Player" won first place in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest’s "People and Pets" category.
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John Wizzard photo
John Wizzard’s "May Apple" won first place in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest’s "Plant Life" category.
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Louise Gladkowski photo
Louise Gladkowski’s "Shadows Show a Special Tribute" won first place in the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest’s "Landscape" category.

The winners of the 2018 Murrysville Photo Contest were announced on Tuesday night, at a ceremony held at the Murrysville Community Center.

The first-place winners and grand-prize winner were:

• Matthew Sayer, “Mantis in the Grass” (grand prize winner)

• Louise Gladkowski, Landscape category, “Shadows Show a Special Tribute”

• Melissa DeStefano, Wildlife category, “Hummer Coming in for a Landing”

• John Wizzard, Plant Life category, “May Apple”

• Giri Viswanathan, Young Photographers category, “Bird House”

• Phyllis Ho, People and Pets category, “Baseball Player”

All of the first-place photos can be seen above. The full list of winning photos can be viewed at MurrysvillePhotoContest.org.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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