SKT seeks photos for directory cover


CLEARWATER – SKT is holding a contest to find the cover photo for its next telephone directory.
The photographer must be an SKT customer with a service address in the Clearwater or Viola area. The entrant’s primary address should be at the service address. For a business customer, the photo must be taken by a current owner or employee.
Photos must be taken in or around Clearwater or Viola. The winning entry must be a high-resolution digital image or a high-quality print image.
Up to three photos may be submitted by each entrant. The deadline for entry is Monday, Feb. 15.
Entries can be sent by email to Print entries may be mailed to SKT Directory Cover Photo Contest, P.O. Box 800, Clearwater, KS 67026. The office is currently closed, so in-person entries are not allowed.
There is an option for online submission at
First prize is $100, second prize is $50, and third prize is $25. The first-place photo will appear on the cover of about 1,500 telephone directories.
Weston Burford, who was a student at Clearwater Middle School last year, was the 2020 winner. He shot a photo of a storm cloud forming over a wheat field on his grandfather’s farm near Viola. Alaina Bates of rural Conway Springs placed second, and Amy Greene of rural Clearwater was third.