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Students: It’s time to take your best shots of the Ottawa River. Enter the fifth annual Student River Photography Contest.

The President’s Commission on the River is sponsoring the competition. Gift cards will be awarded for first, second and third place.

“The Descent to Fall” by Sarah Dooley won first place in the 2015 Student River Photography Contest.

“The Descent to Fall” by Sarah Dooley won first place in the 2015 Student River Photography Contest.

Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to enter the contest; cell phone photos will be accepted.

Students are limited to a maximum of three separate photo entries. Digital manipulation should be limited to basic light and color correction.

Entries should include a high-resolution jpeg image of the Ottawa River on Main Campus and can focus on scenic views, wildlife, nature, people or any river-related topic or theme.

A panel of photography and Ottawa River experts will judge the entries. Decisions of the judges will be final.

Entries must be received by noon Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Email photos, along with student name, Rocket ID and phone number, to patrick.lawrence@utoledo.edu — Dr. Patrick Lawrence, associate dean of social and behavioral sciences in the College of Arts and Letters; professor of geography and planning; and chair of the President’s Commission on the River.

Awards will be presented Friday, Sept. 16, at noon at the Student River Plaza, located between the Student Union and Carlson Library, as part of Celebrate Our River Week.

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