Announcing: Winners of the 2020 Earth Day Photo Contest

Leading up to Earth Day on April 22nd, 2020, the Office of Sustainability hosted an online Earth Day Photo Contest.

We received over 160 amazing submissions and thousands of votes during this process. We are happy to announce the top 3 winners of the 2020 Earth Day Photo Contest by popular vote:

1st place

Submitted by Mudit Paliwal

2nd place

Submitted by Zhenhuan Zhang

3rd place

Submitted by Jacobi Bedenfield


1st, 2nd and 3rd place will each receive a reusable coffee mug and tote bag courtesy of the UF Center for Outdoor Recreation & Education (CORE). 1st place will also receive a framed print of their winning submission. The Office of Sustainability will coordinate with winners via e-mail for delivery or future pick-up.

Honorable Mentions:

We received an outstanding number of beautiful submissions and are happy to have had the opportunity to showcase these pieces. In addition to the 3 winning submissions, we would also like to recognize the top 3 honorable mentions:

Honorable mention

Submitted by Brian Moody

Honorable mention

Submitted by Kenny Duffield

Honorable mention

Submitted by Tarang Donga


Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Earth Day Photo Contest! Thank you to everyone who submitted photographs and votes. If you’d like to view the rest of the submissions, visit the full gallery here. If you have questions or concerns, please contact us at

Published: April 23rd, 2020

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