Eighth grader Sophie Kozlowsky followed her passion to
Thirteen-year-old Kozlowsky attends the
The students were charged with spending a week pursuing a possible career path in which they were passionately interested. Kozlowsky said students explored a wide variety of professions including hairdresser, dog groomer, attorney, actor, working in a family-owned fuel supply business and interior design in
Sophia enjoyed photography and while visiting her aunt Elaine Kozlowsky in Eastpoint, she hit on the idea of returning to
She returned to
Sophia Kozlowsky said Autrey taught her a lot about the camera and details about taking good pictures with a lot of detail and variation in the lighting.
On Wednesday, Kozlowsky visited with Bickel, an internationally recognized photographer who has documented the people and places of
“He taught me a lot about photography,” said Kozlosky. “He taught me about good picture composition. He taught me what makes a picture a good picture. He also told me about his travels and experiences.
“I have learned about two very different styles of photography working with Mrs. Autrey and Mr. Bickel. This has been a great experience and I have learned a lot,” she said.
Now Kozlowski will return home to write a three to four page report on her experiences following her passion.