MacDill artists recognized at Air Force Art Contest

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The Air Force Services Center recently released the winners of the 2020 Air Force Art Contest.

MacDill AFB artists Erin Shaffner placed second in the Adult Novice category for “Momento Mori” and Grace O’Neill placed second in the Youth 9-12 years for “Mirror Symmetry Self Portrait”.

The contest, which runs Nov. 1-30 each year, is designed to highlight and celebrate creative works by Airmen, Guardians and their families around the globe.

Congratulations to the following winners:

ADULT Accomplished

First Place: Melissa Hedge, Keesler AFB, Mississippi

Second Place: Isaac Denton, Fairchild AFB, Washington

Third Place: Flora McCutcheon, Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota

ADULT Novice

First Place: Tony Rodriguez, Homestead AFB, Florida

Second Place: Erin Shaffner, MacDill AFB, Florida

Third Place: Lauren Sutton, Eglin AFB, Florida

YOUTH 13-17 years

First Place: Morgan Becker, Hill AFB, Utah

Second Place: Alyssa Housley, Scott AFB, Illinois

Third Place: Daveney Overton, Yokota AFB, Japan

YOUTH 9-12 years

First Place: Silas Becker, Hill AFB, Utah

Second Place: Grace O’Neill, MacDill AFB, Florida

Third Place: Bella Dollar, Robins AFB, Georgia

YOUTH 6-8 years

First Place: Eason Becker, Hill AFB, Utah

Second Place: Derek Reyna, Hurlburt Field AFB, Florida

Third Place: Evelina Erickson, Scott AFB, Illinois

Winners in each category received monetary gift cards for first, second and third place respectively.

The Air Force Services Center manages the Air Force Art and Photo Contests. To view the winning images and for more information on these and other Air Force services programs, go to and