Helix Water District is proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Lake Jennings Spring Photo Contest, with this year’s first place in the adult category going to photographer Johnathan Bradley of Lemon Grove for his image titled Open Field.


Now in its 10th year, the contest drew 61 entries from throughout the county. This year’s theme was Life at the Lake, and each of the entries highlighted the unique beauty of camping, fishing, hiking, spotting wildlife and enjoying the view at Lake Jennings. The contest was available to photos taken between March 1 and May 31, 2021, and also included 11 entries from March 2020 who entered before the pandemic closed the lake and the contest. The following photographers took top honors:
Adult Category:

First Place – Johnathan Bradley, Open Field

Second Place – Johnathan Bradley, Sun Star

Third Place – Jeff Morin, Ladies on a Lunch Break

Honorable Mention – Erik Hyman, Deep Pier

Youth Category:

First Place – Aaron De’Souza – Cacti by the Lake

Second Place – Gabriel Heilpern, Fishing on the Lake

Third Place – Lillian Heilpern, Trees with Reeds



The district honored the winning photographers at an awards ceremony via Zoom on Wednesday, June 23 at 3 p.m during its Committee of the Board meeting. The winning photos are also available on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/helixwater
1st Place, Adult
Jonathan Bradley
“Open Field”
2nd Place, Color
Jonathan Bradley
“Sun Star”
3rd Place, Adult

Jeff Morin
“Ladies on a Lunch Break”

Honorable Mention, Adult
Eric Hyman
“Deep Pier”
1st Place, Youth
Aaron D’Souza
“Cacti by Lake Jennings”
2nd Place, Youth
Gabriel Heilpern
Fishing on Lake Jennings
3rd Place, Youth
Lilian Heilpern
“Trees with Reeds”


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