January 19, 2023

TAPPS Fall Photo Award Winners 2023

Cypress Christian School photographers exhibited their talent and skill in the 2023 TAPPS Photo Contest. In the 4A division, our photographers earned 11 student awards – one first place, two second place and eight honorable mention awards, and two faculty award – two honorable mention awards. On a special note, in the 4A Animal category, CCS was awarded 50% of the awards. We are so proud of all the photos that were submitted for the contest and are already thinking about our entries for next year.


  • Second Place – Cailea Chalton (Madikwe Lions)
  • Honorable Mention – Kayla Barfoot (Yellowstone Bison)
  • Honorable Mention – Keaon Chalton (Untitled)
  • Honorable Mention – Hank Yeates (The Bug)

Landscape/ Scenic

  • Honorable Mention – Kayla Barfoot (Majestic Mountains)
  • Honorable Mention – Keaon Chalton (Tswalu Landscape)
  • Honorable Mention – Colton Beckman (Alaska Dog Sled)

Sports 4A:

  • First Place – Jackson Gibb (Tunnel Vision)

Student Life 4A:

  • Second Place – Tatum Webb (Reading Time)
  • Honorable Mention – Allison Exum (Homecoming Confetti Celebration)

Waterscapes 4A

  • Honorable Mention – Jackson Gibb (Arctic Freeze)


  • Honorable Mention – Rachael Lechman (Price)
  • Honorable Mention – Rachael Lechman (47-0)

Thank you for encouraging our student photographers to strive for excellence. CCS is proud of their accomplishments.

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