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KSLU announces Cutest Pet Photo Contest winner

 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018Jeffery the corgi
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

CUTEST PET PHOTO - Southeastern Louisiana University’s public radio station KSLU 90.9 FM recently announced Jeffery the corgi’s photo as the winner of the first annual KSLU Cutest Pet Photo Contest. The winning photo was submitted by Benjamin Moore of Hammond.


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s public radio station KSLU 90.9 FM recently announced Jeffery the corgi’s photo as the winner of the first annual KSLU Cutest Pet Photo Contest.
     “This year’s Cutest Pet Photo Contest, presented by Royal Pets Grooming Spa, was a huge success. We were so pleased by the support we received from the community, with 252 entries and over 9,000 votes logged on our contest page kslucontests.com,” said KSLU General Manager Todd Delaney. “The variety of competitors was amazing: cats, dogs, horses, pigs, lizards, snakes, even a hedgehog. We’re already looking forward to next year’s competition.”
     Jeffery and his owner, Benjamin Moore of Hammond, will receive the following: a gift basket from Camp Bow Wow in Covington, valued at $185; a one-hour photo shoot from Long After Photography with 25 high resolution digital images available for download and a 16 x 20 canvas wrap print of the winner’s favorite photo; a hand painted portrait of Jeffery’s winning photo, along with a basket of toys, treats and food courtesy of Chewy.com; one pair of custom pet picture socks from DivvyUp.com; and a $25 gift card from The Rind Cheese Shop and Catering.
     “We are just so grateful to our sponsors for making this contest possible,” said KSLU Underwriting Representative Rachael Beard. “We would especially like to thank our presenting sponsor, Royal Pets Grooming Spa, along with our supporting sponsors, the Animal Care Center and Pet Care Center, the Hammond Animal Hospital and Pet Lodge, College Town Apartments, and Salty Joe’s BBQ Restaurant.”
     The contest page, kslucontests.com, will remain open through August so that community members can view the winning pet, along with his varied and adorable competition, Beard said.
     KSLU offers a wide variety of programming, including music and live broadcasts of sporting events, the award-winning and syndicated “Rock School” show, and the community talk show “Point of View.” Named the No. 2 college radio station in the region by the Southeast Journalism Conference, KSLU provides Southeastern students interested in broadcasting with an intensive learning environment. Learn more about KSLU at http://www.kslu.org/.




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