Kids Writing Contest Winners

This Year's Winners!

The first place winners in grades K-3 advanced to the national contest; while WEIU didn't have any national winners this year, there were plenty of excellent contributions! Several creative entries were received from local children, and local winners were chosen for first place, second place, third place and honorable mention recognitions.

NameGradeCity, StateStory TitleRecognition
Sarah R.KBluffton, SCThe Miner and the DragonHonorable Mention
Lilly K.KParis, ILPretty PrincessHonorable Mention
Ethan E.KCharleston, ILThe Mouse is in the House2nd Place
Skylar D.KStrasburg, ILThe NitsHonorable Mention
Tyler B.KSt. Jacob, ILA Pond for Turtle1st Place
James D. B.1stNeoga, ILThe Pickle Dog1st Place
Serinity S.1stStewardson, ILSilly CarsHonorable Mention
Greyson F.1stStrasburg, ILThe Kun Foo FrogHonorable Mention
Kaley R.1stStrasburg, ILDog and CatsHonorable Mention
Amelia G.1stStewardson, ILThe Lost PrincessHonorable Mention
Briar S.1stStewardson, ILThe Life of the GwangolongongHonorable Mention
Stacie V.1stStewardson, ILThe Magic Cat1st Place
Paytyn P.1stStewardson, ILThe Snake and a PersonHonorable Mention
Claire M.1stShumway ILA Day at the Beach2nd Place
Evan P.1stStewardson, ILZooHonorable Mention
Morgan M.1stStrasburg, ILMy First DogsHonorable Mention
Isaiah L.1stStrasburg, ILThe Cat and the StoreHonorable Mention
Garrett E. H.1stStewardson, ILFinding Bruce (Broos)Honorable Mention
Elisha E.1stCharleston, ILThe Bird that Lost its SongHonorable Mention
Haylee L.1stCharleston, ILSneakyHonorable Mention
Audrey W.1stCharleston, ILThe Fun of ChristmasHonorable Mention
Henry V.1stShumway ILThe Adventures of Leo3rd Place
Olivia K.1stParis, ILThe Man Who Loves SpaceHonorable Mention
Emma T.2ndCharleston, ILThe Flute Playing Ballerina
Who Met Two Fairies
Honorable Mention
Deanna C.2ndLovington, ILThe Little Girl and the Swim Team1st Place
Alex B.2ndLouisville, ILThe Run Away BoyHonorable Mention
Cody B.2ndFarina, ILThe Adventure TeamHonorable Mention
Logan F.2ndLouisville, ILThe Haunted Barber ShopHonorable Mention
Macie G.2ndLouisville, ILMy HomeHonorable Mention
Grace LouAnn B.2ndLouisville, ILAt HomeHonorable Mention
Emma T.2ndCharleston, ILDessert Party Fun3rd Place
Katie R.2ndBluffton, SCHow I Got to Mars2nd Place
Vanessa W.3rdCharleston, ILThe Author2nd Place
Amanda B.3rdSt. Jacob, ILSusie the Dolphin1st Place