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Gymnast Wins 'Be an Olympian' Photo Contest

Patch reader Deana Pellitta, of Newtown, wins our "Be an Olympian" photo contest.

Patch readers in Bucks and Montgomery picked a photo by as the best photo in our contest.

The picture is of 9-year-old Sophia Pellitta. Sophia wanted her mother to enter this picture of her doing a split because she's proud of the accomplishment. It took a while for her to be able to do it.

"This is her third year of gymnastics," her mother, Deana, said. "She especially enjoys the balance beam and floor routines. She has dreams of Olympic gold for sure ... 2020 here she comes!" 

The picture was taken at her class at the .

The 10 finalists brought in more than 120 votes, and Pellita's picture got 37 percent of that total. The runner up, 's photo of a track competition, got 24 percent.

As the winner, Pellitta wins a $100 gift card. Congratulations to all our future Olympians, and their photographers!

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Remember to enter Patch's "What I did on My Summer Vacation" photo contest and win $50 plus a back-to-school backpack full of supplies. Get Details on your local Patch.

Jennifer C August 13, 2012 at 01:48 PM
She's at the Newtown Athletic Club taking gymnastics - I recognize that gymnastics studio! They have fabulous coaches and facilities not just for gymnastics, but the whole family!
Bob Powell August 13, 2012 at 03:13 PM
Now this is what should be in the papers and to encourage the good things not who drew pictures in the street with chalk..... Great job!
Pamela August 14, 2012 at 01:59 PM
and what is wrong with drawing pictures in the street with chalk....
Warminster Resident August 14, 2012 at 02:29 PM
Pamela, I think he's referring to the children in Doylestown or something who were sighted by police for drawing chalk pictures in the street. http://warminster.patch.com/articles/should-drawing-on-the-sidewalk-be-a-criminal-offense-b7c7e4ca
Bob Powell August 15, 2012 at 11:03 PM
well apparently its against the law
Bob Powell August 15, 2012 at 11:04 PM
yes i was and thanks!

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