Photos of the Year: 2014 winners: POY student: 2014POY_13_12

Student Photographer of the YearCarolyn Van Houten, UNC Chapel HillJanice lit twenty-two candles on an ice cream cake for Casey\'s birthday on April 27, 2014 at their home.  Casey\'s 22nd birthday was a turning point for the Thayer family and their decision to move Casey into a home in Jasper.  Up until this birthday, Casey attended Forest Park High School while her parents went to work.  However, in order to continue taking care of Casey at home after she could no longer attend school, either Doug or Janice would have had to leave their job, a job their family relied on.

Student Photographer of the Year

Carolyn Van Houten, UNC Chapel Hill

Janice lit twenty-two candles on an ice cream cake for Casey\'s birthday on April 27, 2014 at their home. Casey\'s 22nd birthday was a turning point for the Thayer family and their decision to move Casey into a home in Jasper. Up until this birthday, Casey attended Forest Park High School while her parents went to work. However, in order to continue taking care of Casey at home after she could no longer attend school, either Doug or Janice would have had to leave their job, a job their family relied on.