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Photos, Videos That 'Capture CAP' Recognized in Contest

Photos and videos spotlighting Civil Air Patrol's members and missions earned recognition for their creators in the inaugural Capture CAP contest, with public affairs officers and others from 11 wings cited in eight categories.

The competition, covering photos and videos taken from Sept. 1, 2022, through this Aug. 31, drew 212 entries spanning 33 wings across all eight CAP regions.

Second Lt. Jessica Schaefer, Wisconsin Wing assistant PAO, accounted for three of the first-place submissions. Her daughter, Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Lily Schaefer of the wing's Stevens Point Composite Squadron, was recognized for a fourth.

Mid-Atlantic RegionNCwingIn all, 16 members were recognized, including eight runners-up and four honorable mentions. Five are cadets. 

The Mid-Atlantic Region led with 53 submissions four four wings. The North Carolina Wing generated 36 entries, most from any wing .

Members of the volunteer national Marketing and Communications staff were assigned to judge entry categories.

Capture CAP Award — Education Category

Community Service 

●       1st Lt. Mike Smith, Capture CAP Award, commander, Pocatello Composite Squadron, Idaho Wing 

●       Nicholas Teddleton, Runner-Up, assistant public affairs officer, Fresno Composite Squadron 112, California Wing 

Education 

●       2nd Lt Jessica Schaefer, Capture CAP Award, assistant PAO, Wisconsin Wing 

●       Deborah Treibs, Runner-Up, Kerrville Composite Squadron, Texas Wing 

●       Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Joshua Rosenfeld, Honorable Mention, Nighthawk Composite Squadron, Texas Wing 

Activities 

●       Cadet Capt. Benjamin McGarvey, Capture CAP Award, Rochester Composite Squadron, New York Wing 

●       1st Lt. Samantha Hathaway, Runner-Up, PAO, Ellington Composite Squadron, Texas Wing 

●       1st Lt. Lu Chandler, Honorable Mention, assistant PAO, Oklahoma Wing 

Mission 

●       Cadet Maj. Jacob Pelissero, Capture CAP Award, 45th Composite Squadron, California Wing 

●       Maj. Jeffrey Marshall, Runner-Up, personnel officer, Columbus Senior Squadron, Ohio Wing

Fleet

●       2nd Lt. Prescila White, Capture CAP Award, assistant PAO, Esperanza Middle School Flight, Maryland Wing

●       1st Lt. Lu Chandler, Runner-Up, assistant PAO, Oklahoma Wing

●       1st Lt. Samantha Hathaway, Honorable Mention, PAO, Ellington Composite Squadron,  Texas Wing

Technology

●       2nd Lt Jessica Schaefer, Capture CAP Award, assistant PAO, Wisconsin Wing

●       Cadet 1st Lt. Grace Joy, Runner-Up, North Palm Beach County Cadet Squadron, Florida Wing

●       1st Lt. Jenny Fitzpatrick, Honorable Mention, commander, Boone Composite Squadron, North Carolina Wing

Video Shorts (One Minute or Less) Category

        ●       2nd Lt. Jessica Schaefer, Capture CAP Award, assistant PAO, Wisconsin Wing

●       1st Lt. Dustin Chandler, Runner-Up, assistant PAO, Oklahoma Wing

Video Two-to-Four-Minute Category

●       Cadet Chief Master Sgt. Lily Schaefer, Capture CAP Award, Stevens Point Composite Squadron, Wisconsin Wing

●       Capt. Racheal Gliniak, Runner-Up, PAO, Pitt-Greenville Composite Squadron, North Carolina Wing