Congratulations to the winners of this week’s Photo of the Summer! Daniel Vasta placed first, Meg Oliphant placed second, Brittainy Newman placed third and Meg Oliphant won an honorable mention!
First Place: Daniel Vasta
Lumnije Citaku holds her 1-year-old daughter, Ilirjana, in their home on July 16, 2016, in Gurrakoc, Kosovo.
Mr. and Mrs. Citaku, and their four children live in the former Dubrava Correctional Center, a prison that was shut down after NATO bombing during the Kosovo War. Being their only option for shelter, Mrs. Citaku and several other families have made their homes within the prison walls.
Second Place: Meg Oliphant
Ed Skarlem, 7, devours his watermelon piece in the watermelon-eating contest held in Larimore, N.D. as part of the Larimore Days celebration on July 16, 2016.
Third Place: Brittainy Newman
Albanian soccer fans celebrate after their country won the Group A match against Romania in Tirana, Albania on Sunday June 19, 2016. Albania defeated Romania 1-0.
Honorable Mention: Meg Oliphant
Theo Sum gets sprayed down after participating in International Mud Day at the University Children’s Learning Center at the University of North Dakota on June 29, 2016 in Grand Forks, N.D.