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PBS Kids Writers Contest

This contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading skills through hands on, active learning. It encourages children to celebrate the power of creating stories and illustrations by submitting their own original pieces. Last year over 300 students submitted their work to WVIA for this contest. The first place student in each grade category will receive a plaque and have their story narrated by FM Host, Lisa Mazzarella for a web feature.

Congratulations to our 2020 Winners!

Kindergarten

1st Place
Michael Velotta – Fun Day!
(Hazleton, PA)

2nd Place
Charlie Procter – The Bird Who Lost Her Mother
(Dallas, PA)

3rd Place
Nishil Rohit – Strong Beak and the Crocodile Escape
(Newark, DE)

1st Grade

1st Place
Vanessa Lee – Zero is a Hero (Broomall, PA)

2nd Place
Liam Hanson – Joe and Gus
(Jermyn, PA)

3rd Place
Rachal Beckish – The Way of the Bee (Springbrook Twp, PA)

2nd Grade

1st Place
Patrick Schneider – Mac and the Aliens' Super Adventure
(Forty Fort, PA)

2nd Place
Addison Wagner – The Mystery of Water
(Pottsville, PA)

3rd Place
Maeve Hourihane – How the Fairy Got Trapped
(South Abington Twp, PA)

3rd Grade

1st Place
Grace Klein – What Am I Good At?
(Duryea, PA)

2nd Place
Brianna Quinn – The Magical Flower Bush
(Forty Fort, PA)

3rd Place
Thomas Graham – Jeff and Bill Save the World
(Lewisburg, PA)

2019 Winners

Kindergarten

Madelynn Herb - Kindergarten Winner PBS Kids Writers Contest

Madelynn's book is titled "Two Little Bunnies"

1st Grade

Lucy Rose Uher - 1st Grade Winner PBS Kids Writers Contest

Lucy's Book is titled "Go Fetch Win"

2nd Grade

Asher Ulmer - 2nd Grade Winner PBS Kids Writers Contest

Asher's book is titled "Dino Friends"

3rd Grade

Ava Argento - 3rd Grade Winner PBS Kids Writers Contest

Ava's book is titled "The Magic Pencil"