2014 Writers Contest

Congratulations to our local winners of the 2014 OPT/PBS Kids Writers Contest!


First Place: Ryan Davis, Nixa, MO – “Willy’s First Trip to the Ocean”

Second Place: Rozabella De Van, Springfield, MO – “A King, a Princess, and a New Prince of Europe”

Third Place: Nate Burgess, Nixa, MO –“My Trip on the Titanic”

Honorable Mention: Jack Huggins, Mount Vernon, MO –“Baby Jake and Pup-O Saves the Day”

1st Grade

First Place: Grace Luo, Springfield, MO – “School Work Time”

Second Place: Mylie Hyder, Marshfield, MO – “Fauna and the Pegasus”

Third Place: Emory Ragan, Springfield, MO – “Super Emory Beary”

Honorable Mention: Hayden Adams, Sarcoxie, MO – “The Super Dog and the Dragon”

2nd Grade

First Place: Emily Enoch, Carl Junction, MO – “The Story of the Undercover Kitty”

Second Place: Kate Enoch, Carl Junction, MO – “Tiffany and the Armadillo”

Third Place: Abby Burgess, Nixa, MO – “The Missing Horse”

Honorable Mention: Jordan Neal, Springfield, MO – “Diary of a Brick”

3rd Grade

First Place: Ethan Powell, Springfield, MO – “Joe Fixes a Tear”

Second Place: Hadley Ward, Berryville, AR – “The Dolphin Rescue”

Third Place: Chloe Ray, Forsyth, MO – “The Champion”

Honorable Mention: Tatym Gettling, Branson, MO – “Lions of Salmestia”



Stories will be displayed at Waverly House Gifts & Gallery, August 2nd – 8th.

  We hope you’ll make plans to attend this exhibit.  For more information and gallery hours, visit www.waverlyhouse.com.

2031 S. Waverly - Springfield, MO 65804

(417) 882-3445 - www.waverlyhouse.com


Watch for details about the 2015 contest coming early next year!


For more information, contact Hannah at (417)836-8894 or hannahwingo@missouristate.edu