Photo by Kathy Browning
Artist Suki Elisha Strong of Cedaredge holds her ribbon for the grand prize Shepherd’s Award from the exclusive sponsor of the ninth annual Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials Art Contest, TDS Telecommunications Corporation. With Strong are (from left) Bill Long of TDS, art competition coordinator Cheryl Hebenstreit and Richard Bailey of the dog trials. Strong received a $500 cash prize.
The art contest held each year in conjunction with the Hotchkiss Sheep Camp Stock Dog Trials had 20 great entries this year. Five entries came from Hotchkiss artists, four from Crawford, three from Paonia, two from Cedaredge, one from Fruita and five from Grand Junction.