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J-Term at Carthage

J-Term Photo Contest

Every year students send in amazing photos for J-Term. The three photos below are the winners of the 2018 J-Term photo contest. Each photographer won $50 for best encapsulating what J-Term at Carthage is all about. Congratulations to Maria, Ivette, and Alexa!

Winning Photos

Maria Isely '19 took this photo of alpacas during a study tour to Peru. The title of the course was “The Role of Tourism and its Effect on Women and the Environment in Peru, taught by Profs. Jeffrey Roberg and Maria Morales. The photo is a winner in the 2018 J-Term Photo Contest.

Maria Isely ’19

Taken during “The Role of Tourism and its Effect on Women and the Environment in Peru” study tour taught by Profs. Jeffrey Roberg and Maribel Morales.


Ivette Martinez '20 took this photo during the Photographing Nature J-Term study tour in Tucson, Arizona. The study tour was led by Profs. Laura Huaracha and Dana Garrigan. It is a winner in the 2018 J-Term Photo Contest.

Ivette Martinez ’20

Taken during the ”Photographing Nature: Investigating Biodiversity and Conservation” study tour in Tucson, Arizona, led by Profs. Laura Huaracha and Dana Garrigan.


Alexa Nutt '18 took this photograph of an Indian girl dancing in front of the Taj Mahal Mosque while on the study tour Religion and Society in Modern India, taught by Prof. James Lochtefeld. The photo is a winner in the 2018 J-Term Photo Contest.

Alexa Nutt ’18

Taken during the “Religion and Society in Modern India” study tour taught by Prof. James Lochtefeld.


Honorable Mention

Autumn Ritenour '20 took this photo during the “Photographing Nature: Investigating Biodiversity and Conservation” study tour in Tucson, Arizona.

Autumn Ritenour ’20

Taken during the “Photographing Nature: Investigating Biodiversity and Conservation” study tour in Tucson, Arizona, led by Profs. Laura Huaracha and Dana Garrigan.


Patricia Baker '20 took this photograph of Singapore's Helix Bridge during the study tour titled “Rooted in Place: History, Biodiversity, and Environment in Southeast Asia” taught by Prof. Andrea Henle.

Patricia Baker ’20

Singapore’s Helix Bridge, taken during the study tour “Rooted in Place: History, Biodiversity, and Environment in Southeast Asia” taught by Prof. Andrea Henle.


Nathan Takahashi '21 took this photo of a marina during a study tour in Slovenia taught by Profs. Eduardo Garcia-Novelli and Ben DeSmidt. The course was titled “Music and the Classical Tradition in Hungary, Slovenia and Italy.”

Nathan Takahashi ’21

Taken during the “Music and the Classical Tradition in Hungary, Slovenia and Italy” study tour taught by Profs. Eduardo Garcia-Novelli and Ben DeSmidt.


Ready to exercise your passport? There are several study tours planned for June!