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PBS KIDS Writers Contest | 2014 Winners

Local judges reviewed the 2014 entries to WSKG’s annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest and we are pleased to share the winning stories and compilation video!  Thank you to all of the youth who shared their creativity with us – we admire your hard work!

Considering entering this year?  Dates, forms, and rules are available for your review!  PBS Parents offers simple suggestions to help parents help their child discovery their inner writer.  You can keep it light playing any of these story/writing themed games  from PBS KIDS.

1st Place – “The Secret Alligator Key” by Inaaya Sethi, Binghamton, NY
2nd Place – “The 4 Mischievous Baby Lions” by Natalie Myers, Chittenango, NY
3rd Place – “The Sad Little Suculant” by Lillian Gasior, Binghamton, NY

First Grade
1st Place – “The Penguin’s Great Adventure” by Jacqueline Grantz, Ithaca, NY
2nd Place – “The Helping Wizard” by Rylan Everson, Conklin, NY
3rd Place – “The Nice Woodpecker” by August Seeger, Binghamton, NY
Honorable Mention – “Puppet Show Rock” by Joey Mikels, Apalachin, NY

Second Grade
1st Place – “King Tut’s Tomb Trip” by Keyahn Sethi, Binghamton, NY
2nd Place – “Picky Ricky” by Samuel Concepcion Velasquez, Ithaca, NY
3rd Place – “Two Lazy Animals” by Anna Kotaska, Ithaca, NY

Third Grade
1st Place – “Rosalina’s Quilt” by Melodie Loya, Bainbridge, NY
2nd Place – “The Essay” by Awab ElGhissassi, Vestal, NY
3rd Place – “The Lost Princess” by Juliana Grantz, Ithaca, NY