Use the 2015 'PBS KIDS Writers Contest' Winning Entries to Inspire Your Story


Is your child considering entering the PBS KIDS Writers Contest 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.

PBS KIDS Writers Contest | 2015 Winners

1st Place – “The Great Friendship” by Tara Evans, Binghamton, NY
2nd Place – “Piggy Trouble” by Parmis Sadeghian, Binghamton, NY
3rd Place – “The Rainy Day” by Ellie Russell, Apalachin, NY

First Grade
1st Place – “Alice’s Bad Hair Day” by Sidra El Ghissassi, Vestal, NY
2nd Place – “How to Make a Garden of Friends” by Inaaya Sethi, Binghamton, NY
3rd Place – “Caylee the Astronaut” by Caylee Hinman, Elmira, NY

Second Grade
1st Place – “The Run Away Turkey” by Cecily Smith, Owego, NY
2nd Place – “The Wimmer World” by Rylan Everson, Conklin, NY
3rd Place – “My Name is Ava!” by Alia Kesselring, Binghamton NY

Third Grade
1st Place – “Don’t Worry, It’s Just Curry” by Keyahn Sethi, Binghamton,
2nd Place – “The Secrets of the Universe” by Ian Chung, Vestal, NY
3rd Place –
The Nine Year Old Sixth Grader” by Haley Russell, Apalachin, NY
Honorable Mention- “My Baby Cat Parker” by Kailey Labrecque, Endwell, NY

WSKG Youth Writers Contest Winners | 2015 Winners

Fourth Grade
1st Place – “Cinderboy” by Awab El Ghissassi,   Vestal, NY

Fifth Grade
1st Place – “A Life Lost, A Story Found” by Laura Wentzel, Corning, NY
2nd Place – “Jake” by Ritaj El Ghissassi, Vestal, NY
3rd Place – “A Sweet Idea” by Maheen Mukhtar, Corning, NY
Honorable Mention- “Making the Team” by Devan Currie 

Sixth Grade
1st Place – “Versailles: It’s Not Where We Live, It’s Who We Are” by Lyric Westlund, Perrysburg, NY
2nd Place – “Misty’s Story” by Megan Reddy, Berkshire, NY
3rd Place – “The Sword of Power Series” by Jacob McPeak, Chenango Forks, NY