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Photo Contest Winners: A day in the life of a BYU employee

There were more than 120 entries in our Y News “Day in the Life of a BYU Employee” photo contest. Each shared a unique perspective of what daily life on campus may include. From receiving mail orders of live maggots to disposal mangled silverware, every role on campus has its highs and lows.

With so many great photos the judges tried to award as many photographers as possible.

Here are the winners:

Surprising Subject

Winner: RoyAl Weakley, Cannon Center

"You have heard that food is an art. Even the Dishroom joins in! These were pulled from the pulper, our giant disposal here in the Cannon Commons."

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Photo by Roy Weakley

Best Incorporation of People

Winner: Barbara Smith, Counseling and Special Education

"The whole class inside the elevator and we have room to spare! What a great bunch of talent."

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Photo by Barbara Smith

Campus Scenic

Winner: Bridger Talbot, Financial Aid

"Being an employee of BYU means you get some unique moments during your workday – like my view when I play the carillon bells during my lunch break."

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Photo by Bridger Talbot

There were so many great scenic shots of campus we also had to include a few honorable mentions.

The Four Seasons

Spring

Hayley Jensen, Undergraduate Education

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Photo by Hayley Jensen

Summer

Matt Seeley, Exercise Science

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Photo by Matt Seeley

Fall

Heidi Engh, Undergraduate Programs

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Photo by Heidi Engh

Winter

Chris Autry, BYU Police (Taken on Christmas Day 2016)

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Photo by Chris Autry

 

Less-Than-Perfect Work Day

Winner: Dawn Anderson, Custodial

"11,913: My total number of nightly BYU SFH Toilet & Urinal Cleanings since January 2016. You're welcome! And thank you, BYU!"

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Photo by Dawn Anderson

 

Daily Routine

Winner: Alexis Davis, Special Collections

"I work in Special Collections and have the fun opportunity to get to see all the amazing treasures stored in our stacks up close and personal!"

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Photo by Alexis Davis

Office Space

Winner: Jamin Rowan, English

"Asparagus Fern as Metaphor of the Intellectual Life"

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Photo by Jamin Rowan

Honorable Mention

John Kwarm, Title IX

“A constant reminder that everyone I visit with is important – especially students. Regardless of why they are sitting in my office, I have the privilege of working with some pretty remarkable people."

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Photo by John Kwarm

Click through all of the creative entries below.

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