Photo Contest Winners Announced

Over 150 entries received in UWM at Waukesha Field Station 50th Anniversary Photo Contest
By UWM at Waukesha

UWM at Waukesha is pleased to announce the winners from UWM at Waukesha’s Field Station recent 50th Anniversary Photography contest. Over 150 entries - representing the Field Station in creative and compelling ways - were received. Located at W349 S1480 Waterville Road, the 98-acre property donated to the campus in 1967 by Gertrude Sherman. It includes both prairies and meadows, Lapham pond, Henrietta Lake, Scuppernong Creek, as well as forest and marsh communities - providing incredible photo opportunities and the perfect outdoor classroom for the natural sciences and summer University camp experiences.

The top three entries in each of five categories (Buildings, People, Plants, Scenery and Wildlife) along with the month they appear in a 2018 picture calendar are as follows:

Lake Cranes by John Hasse
  Lake Cranes by J. Hasse





Best in Show: John Hasse, Waukesha, "Lake Cranes" - COVER

Buildings 1st place: Michael Jeske, Dousman, "Resting Spot" – MAY
Buildings 2nd place: Teresa Schueller, Waukesha, "Farmhouse in Spring" – APRIL
Buildings 3rd place: Bill Schneider, Waukesha, "At Rest" – JANUARY

People 1st place: Nicholas Shefte, Lake Mills, "Feeling the Current" - JULY
People 2nd place: Karen Jeske, Dousman, "Viewing the Sunset Colors" - OCTOBER
People 3rd place: Chance Zombor,  Delafield,  "Max"

Plants 1st place: Caryl Sedushak, Waukesha, "Purple Prairie Clover" – JUNE
Plants 2nd place: Jim Kurovsky, New Berlin, "Sweet-coneflower" - NOVEMBER
Plants 3rd place: Jim Kurovsky, New Berlin, "Purple-fireworks" 

Scenery 1st place: Sarah Anderson, "Scenery 3" - FEBRUARY
Scenery 2nd place: Michael Jeske, Dousman, "Moon Over a Beautiful Tree" – AUGUST
Scenery 3rd place:  Jim Kurovsky, New Berlin, "Gentle-stroll"

Wildlife 1st place: Riley M. Kopesk, Hubertus, "Perched" - SEPTEMBER
Wildlife 2nd place: Jim Kurovsky, New Berlin, "On-guard" – DECEMBER
Wildlife 3rd place: Chance Zombor, Delafield, "Frog Hunter" – MARCH
Wildlife, Honorable Mention: James Andrae, Monona, "Peace"

A limited supply of the 2018 calendars featuring the winning photos are available for purchase from UWM at Waukesha Foundation. Email or phone 262-446-3328 for more information.

The University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee at Waukesha is located at 1500 N. University Drive in Waukesha. A campus of the University of Wisconsin System, it provides access close to home, small class sizes, personalized attention from highly qualified faculty and credits that transfer. For more information or directions to the campus or the Field station, visit the website, or email:        

Feeling the Current by Nicholas Sheftke
      Feeling the Current
              by N. Shefte


Scenery 3 by Sarah Anderson
 Scenery 3 by S. Anderson



Sue Bausch, Regional Director of Communications