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7th Annual Member Photo Contest

It is time for our 7th Annual Member Photo Contest! Prizes will be awarded for the top three winners: 1st place wins a $100 bill credit and will be featured on the cover of our 2020 Annual Report, 2nd place wins a $50 bill credit, and 3rdplace wins a $25 bill credit.  In addition to the top three, nine photo submissions will be featured in the 2022 CHEC Member Calendar. The subject of your photo can be scenery, buildings or structures, power line equipment, or anything else that you find appealing about Hatteras Island. Photos must be submitted by February 1, 2021.  

A panel of judges will vote to decide the winners. CHEC will announce the winners in the April 2021 Carolina Country magazine.  All entries will be featured on the Cooperative’s website for the duration of the contest. For a full list of rules, visit  If you have questions about the contest call (252)995-5616.


  1. Only one entry per member.
  2. The photo must have been taken by a CHEC member.
  3. The photo must be taken on Hatteras Island.
  4. The photo should be submitted electronically to by February 1, 2021. 
  5. When submitting a photo, you must include the location, a brief description, the photographer’s name and a title for the photo.
  6. Employees and directors of CHEC, along with members of their immediate families, are ineligible.
  7. The prizes will appear as a credit on the winner’s electricity bill and may not be redeemed for cash.

By submitting a photo entry to this contest, you are granting CHEC permission to use the image in any and all of its publications, including internal and external newsletters and website entries, without payment.  However, photo credit will be given.  CHEC reserves the right to disqualify any photo deemed inappropriate or offensive.  


2020-21 Contest Entries:

Sunset over Hatteras Landing Hatteras Island OBX

"Sunset at Hatteras Landing"

by Elizabeth Eckert


Milkyway over Frisco NC

"Milky Way over Hatteras"

by Pete Coady

Brigand's Bay, Frisco

Sunset view with a rainbow in Brigands Bay Frisco Hatteras Island

"God's Promise"

by Morgann Haddad

Brigand's Bay, Frisco

Green Alge balls washing up on Cape Hatteras National Seashore

"Hatteras Alien Hair Balls"

by Debbie Blackmon

Cape Point, Buxton

CHEC Linemen repairs transformer in a bucket

"Outage Restoration"

by Charles Murray

Rodanthe, NC

Hatteras Ocracoke Ferry NCDOT Pamlico Sound

"Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning"

by Matthew Nuckles

Hatteras/Ocracoke Ferry




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