Clipped From Janesville Daily Gazette
Steve Umhoefer Wins $500 in Photo Contest Using a secondhand camera, Stephen Umhoefer. 18, of 1206 W. State St., won $500 second place in the nation's top amateur photographers photographers contest. His entry, a checkerboard effect on snow, previously previously won a $60 prize and was one of the 419 entries in the finals. Steve took the picture last Easter while visiting h i s grandpa rents rents at Colby, Wis. It shows a n asbestos shingled Steve Umhoefer garage with the snow on the roof. National judges for the competition competition held in Washington, D. C, were photography editors of Newsweek, National Geographic, Eastman Kodak Co., Canadian Film Board and a New York magazine magazine photographer. Steve Umhoefer, who is studying studying for the priesthood was graduated graduated from St. Francis Minor Seminary Seminary in June. He was one of three in the class to receive a certificate certificate of merit from National Merit Scholarship Corp.