Winners of the second annual poster contest and T-shirt design contest have been announced by the Blair County Antique Automobile Club.
Greater Altoona Career and Technology student Tyler Morgan won first place in the poster contest, and Anthony Santa Maria won for the T-shirt design.
Second- and third-place T-shirt winners were Joshua Aungst and Joshua Lee, respectively, and second- and third-place winners in the poster contest were Kawan Butcher and Kort Tomlinson, respectively.
Taking part in the Blair County?Antique Auto Club’s second annual T-shirt and poster contest were (from left): Roger Lingenfelter (BCAAC president), Tyler Morgan, Anthony Santa Maria, Kort Tomlinson, Joshua Lee, Joshua Aungst, Kawan Butcher and Sue Lowther (instructor at the Greater Altoona Career and Technology?Center).
Santa Maria is a junior visual arts technology student at the GACTC. His favorite mediums are digital and pencil rendering. He plans to become a game artist.
Aungst is also a junior in the visual arts technology program and AAHS. He prefers to work in photography and plans to attend Atonelli School for Photography upon graduation.
Lee is a senior visual arts student from GACTC and Claysburg-Kimmel High School. He enjoys working with computer graphic design and plans a career in animation.
Morgan is a senior at Claysburg-Kimmel High School and is in his final year at GACTC for visual arts technology. He enjoys working with computer design and is undecided on a career. He will receive $100 for his winning design.
Butcher is a senior at Altoona Area High School and is in his second year in the visual arts technology class at the GACTC. He works in pen and ink, as well as pencil rendering. He plans to attend the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for animation.
Tomlinson is a senior at Altoona Area High School and a third-year student in the visual arts program at GACTC. He plans to attend the Art Institute of Pittsburgh for animation upon graduation.
First-place winners will receive $100 for their designs, second-place winners will receive $75 and third-place winners will receive $50.
For the second year, GACTC teachers Keith Landis, Sue Lowther and teacher aide/substitute Lois Imgrund were instrumental in motivating students to participate in the contest. Landis is the instructor for the multimedia and web design program, Lowther is the instructor for the visual arts technologies program and Imgrund is the teacher aide/substitute who has worked in the field of graphic design, marketing and advertising for more than 20 years.
Anyone interested in purchasing a Blair County Antique Automobile Club poster or T-shirt may contact Roger Lingenfelter, club president, at email@example.com or 329-5889 or purchase them at the club's weekly cruise-ins on Sunday evenings behind Friendly's restaurant.