High School Photo Exhibition Opens November 12 at Miami's Voice of America Learning Center

Top Image: 2 different females eyes. 2nd Image: Group of females smiling. 3rd Image: a male smiling. 4th:Black male of the left and white male of the right. 5th image: Girl looking to the left This is Us: Faces in the Community, an exhibition featuring the works of students from Lakota East, Lakota West, and Mason high schools, opens with a free public reception from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, at the Miami University Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester.

Sponsored by the West Chester Photo Club and the Learning Center, the exhibition features 95 images of the area's young photographers from 10th, 11th, and 12th grades.

During the reception the award for Best in Show will be announced, as well as awards for winners in each of the grade levels. The awards have been made possible through the generous sponsorship of Pop Revolution Framing Gallery and PROCAM (Photo and Video Gear).

The West Chester Photo Club meets monthly at The Church of the Nazarene on Tylersville Road, and works to help photographers who are novices or working to improve their photographic skills. Their goal is to "encourage growth of artistic and technical photographic capability by pursuing our art through friendship, collaboration and community involvement." To learn more about the Photo Club visit their website at

The exhibition will remain on view through December 20 at the Voice of America Learning Center which is located at 7847 VOA Park Drive, at the corner of Cox Road and VOA Park Drive in West Chester. Viewing times are 9 am to 9 pm, Monday through Thursday, and 9 am to 4 pm on Friday.