The Transylvania Times -

Club Member Wins National Photo Prize


November 23, 2010

Bianca Wilkes (left) and Madison Baldridge are all smiles over the photo Bianca took of Madison that won a national contest.

Bianca Wilkes, 16, a member of the Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County since she was 7, has been named a winner in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's ImageMakers National Photography Contest.

Wilkes won for her photograph using fellow club member Madison Baldridge, 8, as a model. It won in the black and white category for Wilkes's age group.

The photo, taken with a Nikon Coolpix P80 digital camera she borrowed, is a subdued mood portrayal of a lone little girl standing against a wall. It was taken last year outside the club's building on Gallimore Road.

The contest is part of a compre...

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