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Photo by Coggins in National Geographic

Robin Coggins ’06 had a photo published on the National Geographic website as part of the 23rd annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Coggins submitted a photo of a pygmy seahorse for the category “Sense of Place.” According to National Geographic, nearly 13,000 images were submitted for the contest, sent from all over the world.

“The pictures captured an assortment of the places, wildlife, and people that make traveling memorable, evoking a sense of delight, discovery-or both,” it notes on the website.

Coggins caption for the photo explained its origin: “I found this pygmy seahorse camouflaged on coral while diving at Wakatobi Dive Resort in Southeast Sulawesi Indonesia.”

She earned her B.A. in studio art and media and society from William Smith. While a student, she was a member of the swim team. Coggins spent a semester abroad in France. She is currently an account executive for Jill Stewart, a fashion brand based in New York City, and has obtained her New York real estate license.

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