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For Educators by Educators

Open to students in kindergarten through fifth grade, stories were judged on originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of illustrations.

Winners in each grade level are listed below. 

 

  KINDERGARTEN

FIRST PLACE
Frank DeRego

"The Adventures of Net Man"
Homeschooled, Suffolk

SECOND PLACE
Isaac Burns

"Kitty Garden"
Great Bridge Presbyterian, Chesapeake

  FIRST GRADE

FIRST PLACE
Madison Stacy

"Splash! Splash! Mermaddy"
Corporate Landing Elementary, Virginia Beach

SECOND PLACE
Aaria Jain

"Do Not Waste Water"
John B. Dey Elementary, Virginia Beach

  SECOND GRADE

FIRST PLACE
Lucy Gurganus

"The Puppy Pizza Place"
Deer Park Elementary, Newport News

SECOND PLACE
Victoria Tickell

"The Bunny Who Saved His Family"
Homeschooled, Norfolk

  THIRD GRADE

FIRST PLACE
Aanya Jain

"Recycle Me"
Old Donation School, Virginia Beach

SECOND PLACE
Blaine Averett

"Roney the Rover's Adventure in Space"
Hampton Roads Academy, Newport News

  FOURTH GRADE

FIRST PLACE
Charlotte Campbell

"What Ever You Can Imagine"
Cape Charles Christian, Cape Charles

SECOND PLACE
Josiah Williams

"Nature Helps Timmy to Read"
Homeschooled, Chesapeake

  FIFTH GRADE

-->FIRST PLACE
Saniya Hundley-Sweeney

"Saniya and the S-bots"
Carver Elementary, Newport News

SECOND PLACE
Isabella Smith

"Robbers of the Sea"
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Newport News

 


OVERALL ENVIRONMENTAL WINNER for GRADES K-2

Eloise Garrison
"Priscilla and the Poacher"
Swift Creek Elementary, Midlothian

  OVERALL ENVIRONMENTAL WINNERS for GRADES 3-5

Evie Bales
"Earth's Cardboard Creations"
Kilby Shores Elementary, Suffolk

Zoey Pham
"The Ups and Downs of Earth"
Pembroke Meadows Elementary, Virginia Beach

  HONORABLE MENTIONS WINNERS!

Zepplin Tillinghast, Cape Charles, VA
Kylen Boyer, Newport News, VA
Karris Williams, Chesapeake, VA
Deeya Turakhia, Virginia Beach, VA
Taryn Vernon, Chesapeake, VA
Samit Katkar, Virginia Beach, VA
Mariam Sisson, Farnham, VA
Nathaniel Rafael, Weems, VA
Marea Collins, Norfolk Virginia

 

The PBS KIDS Writers Contest is part of PBS KIDS Raising Readers and is funded in part by a Ready To Learn grant, in a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The contents of these contest rules were developed under a grant, #PRU295B050003, from the Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.