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Photo Contest 2022

Submit photographs before March 31st 2022!

Dig out your Peace Corps photos.

Enjoy your walk down memory lane. 

Then, select your 3 favorites and ...

Enter them into this year's Photo Contest 

Deadline October 1, 2023


submit your photos online


Your BARPCV board will winnow the entries down to their top 10 which will be displayed in 

Simon's Coffee Shop in Cambridge, MA 

Voting will be open for the month of November 2023

First Prize is $100, Runner-up gets $50.




The first and second place winners receive a cash price and the top ten photographs will be displayed in Simon's Coffee Shop in Cambridge, MA. Please provide a description and title for each photograph you submit.

All applicants need to register with  BARPCV (and/or NPCA)and use that email address/password to login for the submission page. 

The Information we need for each image includes


Country and Year of Service: 



Photo resolution should be sized for printing at  16x20 or 12x18.  We accept up to three submissions per person.  Photos must be from USPC Countries of Service.

Please send an email to for more details and the submission form.


Winners 2022!


First Place  Adventure is Out There by Melanie Witman 2015-2017                                          Second place: Strong Women Raise Strong Girls by Samantha Kunz   2018-20 Mambiya, Santa Catalina, Paraguay                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Guinea


One of the many trails my bike led me down during
my Peace Corps service in Santa Catalina, Paraguay.                                                                  


Honorable Mention   W. Dennis Grubb 

Colombia 1961-1963 Zipacon, Colombia






Morning, Ceruunee's ger-Mongolia

by Andrew Cullen

Mountain Guides-Kyrgyzstan

by Kathryn Hulick Gargolinski

Untitled- Fiji

by Mary Ackley

Fishermen on the Casamance River -Senegal 

by John Hand


Wedding Ceremony-Burkina Faso

by Leslie Shages

Four Boys on a Horse- Mongolia

by Judy Gates

Custom Dance1



by Marcus Rennick

Young boy watches Eagle Festival from a unique vantage point- Mongolia 

by Sunaree Marshall

Mountain Fram-Nicaragua 

by John Kuehnle


Cultural Activities

Kukeri Festival-Bulgaria

by Christian McConnell


Reading In Khurbetsoana-Lesotho

by Jane Hale

Colombian Farmer-Colombia

by Martin Acevedo


Weyboro I go duru

(Women pounding)-Niger

by Christopher Miller