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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. One first and second place winner were chosen from each grade level.

Watch the 2015 WHRO Young Storytellers Awards Show
Angie Callahan interviews the 2015 winners about their stories:

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Here are the WHRO Young Storytellers for 2015:

KINDERGARTEN

First Place
Ava Siegrist
"Duck and Zebra"
Kiptopeke Elementary, Cape Charles

Second Place
Laila Holman
"The Little Cup Cake"
Kiptopeke Elementary, Cape Charles

FIRST GRADE

First Place
Isabelle Perry
"Fun Taco"
Trantwood Elementary, Virginia Beach

Second Place
Lilly Hoelzer
"My Life as a Bunny"
Hermitage Elementary, Virginia Beach

SECOND GRADE

First Place
Kennedy Ricks
"Bubble Trouble"
Nansemond Parkway Elementary, Suffolk

Second Place
Grace Gillgren
"The Mermaid Saves the Dolphin"
Kilby Shores Elementary, Suffolk

THIRD GRADE

First Place
Ela Pinto
"The Snowman of Norfolk"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk

Second Place
Boyd Quinlan
"Space Norwhal"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk

FOURTH GRADE

First Place
Lauren Tyler
"Jolly the Joker"
Seaford Elementary, York

Second Place
Ethan Layman
"The Kids and the Secret Portal"
Home Schooled, Chesapeake

FIFTH GRADE

First Place
Taylor Perry
"The Echolocation Cafe"
Trantwood Elementary, Virginia Beach

Second Place
Riley Drew
"The Life of a Volleyball"
Kemps Landing/Old Donation School, Virginia Beach

PBS Kids Go Writers ContestThe 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.