2022 Employee Enrichment Online Photo Contest

– Sponsored by the Enrichment Program Planning Committee


The contest is open to all current Bates staff, faculty and retirees.

Electronic submissions to the contest must be received by Noon (12:00 pm) on Friday, June 17, 2022 in order to be eligible; entries received after that date will not be entered.

  • Each entry must be submitted on an individual basis (i.e., no team or joint entries).
  • All photos must be an original photograph taken by the employee.
  • Only non‐commercial work may be submitted.
  • Employees may only submit one photo per category.
  • Photo submission opens on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am.
  • Photos will be displayed online until Thursday, June 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm.
  • Voting opens on Friday, June 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm to Friday, June 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm 
  • Winners of each category will be announced on Monday, June 27, 2022 @ Noon (12:00 pm).

Human Resources reserves the right to reject photos deemed to be inappropriate for public display.

  • Faces of Bates“Meet those who make Bates amazing!”
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  • Sparks of Joy – “What  makes you happy?”


A Judging Panel of three employees selected by the Enrichment Week Planning Committee will
select a winner in each category. Entries will be judged on creativity, technical expertise, and aesthetic value.

People’s Choice ‐ Additionally, all employees of the college will be eligible to vote for their favorite photo in each category, and a People’s Choice Award in each category will be named.

Prizes and Awards

There will be one Judging Panel and one People’s Choice award winner in each category, and one Grand Prize award winner for the overall contest will be named by the Judging Panel. To allow for wider recognition, employees may win in only one category.

Judging Panel and People’s Choice Category Prize winners will each receive a $50 Campus Bookstore gift certificate and the Grand Prize winner will also receive a”Feature Photo Package” from Post & Print to include postcards, note cards, and an assortment of prints of your winning photo.