Photos of the Year: 2012 Winners: Student POY: 2012poy14_01_02

Student Photographer of the YearCarolyn Van Houten, UNCTommy Emerson, a cattle farmer from Siler City, N.C., drives through a pasture to dump the manure in the back of his farm.  He said, {quote}Chatham County is a great county. Its a good place to live, good people, we got some economic challenges, but I understand.  We aren't the only place thats suffering adversity of this nature.  All over the Southeast there are little Siler Cities everywhere where the economy has changed and they are suffering.{quote}

Student Photographer of the Year 

Carolyn Van Houten, UNC 

Tommy Emerson, a cattle farmer from Siler City, N.C., drives through a pasture to dump the manure in the back of his farm. He said, "Chatham County is a great county. Its a good place to live, good people, we got some economic challenges, but I understand. We aren't the only place thats suffering adversity of this nature. All over the Southeast there are little Siler Cities everywhere where the economy has changed and they are suffering."