Carmen Lugo, of Carlsbad, beating out more than 200 other photograph submissions, went on to win third place in AMIGOS de las Américas and United Airlines’s ninth annual photo competition. Original photo submissions featured the many countries served by both United and AMIGOS: Colombia, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua. Lugo's winning untitled photo was taken in Tierra Blanca, Mexico, where she volunteered with AMIGOS in summer 2013.
For more information and to view the other winning photos, visit www.amigoslink.org/photocontest.
–AMIGOS/United Airlines press release