2016 PBS Kids Writers Contest Winners!
Congratulations to the local winners of the 2016 PBS KIDS Writers Contest!  

Kindergarten
First Place: Laura Eloise Milligan, Springfield, MO – “The Girl With Too Many Stuffed Animals”
Second Place: Jacie Hudson, Aurora, MO – “The Pet Vet”
Third Place: Bella Dodd, Springfield, MO – “The Mouse and The Cat” 
Honorable Mention: Jessi Hilton, Goodman, MO – “the Princess and Her Magical Horse”

1st Grade
First Place: Sidharth Prabhakaran, Nixa, MO – “Stuffed Animals On The Go”
Second Place: Esther Exley, Crane, MO – “The Tick-Tock Clock”
Third Place: James Davide Wheeler, Joplin, MO – “If I Had To Be A Clown and I Didn't Want To…”
Honorable Mention: Leigh Beller, Fair Grove, MO – “The Adventures of the Coin”

2nd Grade
First Place: Asher Nelson, Springfield, MO – “Forevermore Allies”
Second Place: Jefferson Cordova-Hurtado, Carthage, MO – “The Braggers” 
Third Place: Josie Sexton, Republic, MO – “The Found Kitten”
Honorable Mention: Addison Kane, Strafford, MO – “Amelia and Pop”

3rd Grade
First Place: Lannum Litherland, Seneca, MO – “The Family Adventure”
Second Place: Addison Dian Goff, Rogersville, MO – “The Emergency Exit”
Third Place: Syri Jones, Rogersville, MO – “The Wonderful World of Candy”
Honorable Mention: Kastin Galloway-Anderson, Rogersville, MO – “The Lucky Day” 

Thank you to everyone who entered this year’s contest.  The winning stories will be on display at Waverly House Gifts and Gallery in Springfield, August 4th - 13th.  We hope you can stop by and view these entries.  For more information and gallery hours, visit www.waverlyhouse.com. 

Stay tuned for details about next year’s contest in early 2017!

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The winning books will be on display at Waverly House Gifts and Gallery in Springfield.
For more information and gallery hours, visit www.waverlyhouse.com

2031 S. Waverly - Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 882-3445 - www.waverlyhouse.com