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Second grader Nahvia Thomas-Skott, 7, poses for a portrait after picking up her free lunch and homework packet distributed by Kalamazoo Public Schools at Eastside Neighborhood Association in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. After announcing school would be canceled due to COVID-19, KPS started distributing free meals around the community every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to any child in need. 

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Second grader Nahvia Thomas-Skott, 7, poses for a portrait after picking up her free lunch and homework packet distributed by Kalamazoo Public Schools at Eastside Neighborhood Association in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. After announcing school would be canceled due to COVID-19, KPS started distributing free meals around the community every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to any child in need. 

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Wearing two masks and full PPE, medical assistant Jennifer Carroll poses for a portrait at the "rolling" drive-thru COVID-19 testing lab at Comstock High School in Comstock Township, Michigan on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

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Wearing two masks and full PPE, medical assistant Jennifer Carroll poses for a portrait at the "rolling" drive-thru COVID-19 testing lab at Comstock High School in Comstock Township, Michigan on Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

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William Bruce "Bull" Ellis, 94, poses for a portrait in his home in Edna, Texas. Ellis is a WWII Navy Veteran who enlisted with the Houston Volunteers at age 17 in 1942 and is the only member of the group who is still alive. Before joining the Navy, Ellis enlisted in the Civilian Conservation Corps at age 16 and attended St. Joseph High School in Victoria, Texas. 

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William Bruce "Bull" Ellis, 94, poses for a portrait in his home in Edna, Texas. Ellis is a WWII Navy Veteran who enlisted with the Houston Volunteers at age 17 in 1942 and is the only member of the group who is still alive. Before joining the Navy, Ellis enlisted in the Civilian Conservation Corps at age 16 and attended St. Joseph High School in Victoria, Texas. 

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William Bruce "Bull" Ellis, 94, poses for a portrait in his home in Edna, Texas with his wife of 72-years, Pauline, 93. William and Pauline met while attending St. Joseph High School in Victoria, Texas. After keeping in touch by writing letters while William was away, the couple married March 29, 1945 when he returned home from the war.

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William Bruce "Bull" Ellis, 94, poses for a portrait in his home in Edna, Texas with his wife of 72-years, Pauline, 93. William and Pauline met while attending St. Joseph High School in Victoria, Texas. After keeping in touch by writing letters while William was away, the couple married March 29, 1945 when he returned home from the war.

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Domingo Estrada poses in port de bras for a portrait in the front yard of his grandparent's home in Victoria, Texas. Estrada grew up in Victoria and is now a professional dancer with the prestigious Mark Morris Dance Group based out of New York, New York. 

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Domingo Estrada poses in port de bras for a portrait in the front yard of his grandparent's home in Victoria, Texas. Estrada grew up in Victoria and is now a professional dancer with the prestigious Mark Morris Dance Group based out of New York, New York. 

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Feleshia Ellis poses for a portrait in front of the memorial for her sister Anita McClendon, 46, in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. McClendon was the victim of a fatal hit-and-run that occurred Monday, April 27, in the 500 block of Ada Street in Kalamazoo’s Northside neighborhood. A community staple, McClendon is remembered by many as charismatic, always singing and dancing. "Somebody's got to pay for this," Ellis said. "She was somebody's daughter, somebody's mother, somebody's daughter."

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Feleshia Ellis poses for a portrait in front of the memorial for her sister Anita McClendon, 46, in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. McClendon was the victim of a fatal hit-and-run that occurred Monday, April 27, in the 500 block of Ada Street in Kalamazoo’s Northside neighborhood. A community staple, McClendon is remembered by many as charismatic, always singing and dancing. "Somebody's got to pay for this," Ellis said. "She was somebody's daughter, somebody's mother, somebody's daughter."

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Lilianna and Angelina Thompson pose for a photo on a longhorn during Christmas in Goliad on Dec. 7, 2019 in Goliad, Texas. Lilianna and Angelina are traditional Ballet Folklorico de Goliad dancers and performed in the day's festivities. 

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Lilianna and Angelina Thompson pose for a photo on a longhorn during Christmas in Goliad on Dec. 7, 2019 in Goliad, Texas. Lilianna and Angelina are traditional Ballet Folklorico de Goliad dancers and performed in the day's festivities. 

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Paul Doyal, 42, of Owensboro, Ky. has been attending comic cons since he was 17-years-old but has been cosplaying for the last seven years. This is Doyal’s first time at the Vette City Comic Con where he is cosplaying as a Gringotts Goblin, a character from Harry Potter. “You get all kinds of different tastes of people where everyone can come together over some mutual ground,” says Doyal. “It’s like you’re nerdy and I’m nerdy and nerdy’s not a bad thing to be anymore. The nerds have won.”

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Paul Doyal, 42, of Owensboro, Ky. has been attending comic cons since he was 17-years-old but has been cosplaying for the last seven years. This is Doyal’s first time at the Vette City Comic Con where he is cosplaying as a Gringotts Goblin, a character from Harry Potter. “You get all kinds of different tastes of people where everyone can come together over some mutual ground,” says Doyal. “It’s like you’re nerdy and I’m nerdy and nerdy’s not a bad thing to be anymore. The nerds have won.”

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Jesenia Campbell, 6, stands with a carton full of free food for her and her six siblings that was distributed by Kalamazoo Public Schools at New Village Park Apartments in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. After announcing school would be canceled due to COVID-19, KPS starting distributing free meals around the community every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to any child in need.

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Jesenia Campbell, 6, stands with a carton full of free food for her and her six siblings that was distributed by Kalamazoo Public Schools at New Village Park Apartments in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. After announcing school would be canceled due to COVID-19, KPS starting distributing free meals around the community every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to any child in need.

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Parker Hamilton is a 24-year-old aspiring country singer-songwriter from Bowling Green, Ky. Hamilton did not pick up a guitar until his sophomore year of college at Western Kentucky University. "I inherited my first guitar from my uncle Phil when he passed away," said Hamilton. "Family is what inspires me." Hamilton used his new found passion for learning how to play the guitar to distract him from the stressors of school and life. Hamilton now has regular shows on the weekends at local venues around Bowling Green and has his first single coming out in April 2019.  


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Parker Hamilton is a 24-year-old aspiring country singer-songwriter from Bowling Green, Ky. Hamilton did not pick up a guitar until his sophomore year of college at Western Kentucky University. "I inherited my first guitar from my uncle Phil when he passed away," said Hamilton. "Family is what inspires me." Hamilton used his new found passion for learning how to play the guitar to distract him from the stressors of school and life. Hamilton now has regular shows on the weekends at local venues around Bowling Green and has his first single coming out in April 2019.  


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Karen Vela Lima during her quinceneara celebration on March 23, 2019 in Bowling Green, Ky. 

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Karen Vela Lima during her quinceneara celebration on March 23, 2019 in Bowling Green, Ky. 

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Amy Ohrt, 13, kisses her horse, Roscoe, at her family’s ranch in Mission Valley, Texas. Ohrt is the 2019 National Junior High Finals Rodeo Breakaway Champion and has been riding Roscoe since she was 5-years-old. Roscoe is 15-years-old and participates in various events with Ohrt including team rope and breakaway.

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Amy Ohrt, 13, kisses her horse, Roscoe, at her family’s ranch in Mission Valley, Texas. Ohrt is the 2019 National Junior High Finals Rodeo Breakaway Champion and has been riding Roscoe since she was 5-years-old. Roscoe is 15-years-old and participates in various events with Ohrt including team rope and breakaway.

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Andrea Denise Bolden currently holds the local title of “Miss Bowling Green” and is preparing for the initial stages of “Miss Kentucky United States.” Bolden is a WKU alumna who received her bachelor's and master's degrees in student affairs. Bolden said she has a passion for Bowling Green and WKU communities and wants to empower others.

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Andrea Denise Bolden currently holds the local title of “Miss Bowling Green” and is preparing for the initial stages of “Miss Kentucky United States.” Bolden is a WKU alumna who received her bachelor's and master's degrees in student affairs. Bolden said she has a passion for Bowling Green and WKU communities and wants to empower others.

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Bob McCan stands on his cattle ranch in Victoria County, Texas. McCan will receive the 2019 National Golden Spur Award, which was established in 1978 to honor cattleman. McCan is a fifth-generation descendant of a Texas cattle ranching family that can trace its roots back to 1877 in Victoria County.

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Bob McCan stands on his cattle ranch in Victoria County, Texas. McCan will receive the 2019 National Golden Spur Award, which was established in 1978 to honor cattleman. McCan is a fifth-generation descendant of a Texas cattle ranching family that can trace its roots back to 1877 in Victoria County.

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Brock Edwards is a factory worker by day and a woodturner by night making beautiful, unique pieces. 

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Brock Edwards is a factory worker by day and a woodturner by night making beautiful, unique pieces. 

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One of the first pieces Edwards created by himself.


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One of the first pieces Edwards created by himself.


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