2018 PBS Kids Writers Contest Winners!

Thank you to the young writers who submitted a story in our annual OPT PBS KIDS Writers Contest! We received over 200 entries this year which made judging very hard.  Below are all of this year’s winners. Congratulations to everyone who participated and we look forward to your entries again next year!

Read the winning stories here: 2018 Authors' Booklet                                    


First Place: Madison Artinger, Freistatt, MO – “Baby Dragon”
Second Place: Raphael Weis, Springfield, MO – “The Sunny Moon”
Third Place: Priyanka Prabhakaran, Nixa, MO – “The Old Lady and the Monkey”

1st Grade

First Place: Samuel Walworth, Branson, MO - “The Adventures of Constellation Boy and Solar Flare Girl”
Second Place: Sarina Zheng, Springfield, MO – “What Do I Want to Be…”
Third Place: Dalton Morrison, Branson, MO – “Dragon Friends”

2nd Grade

First Place: Sydney Jacobs, Neosho, MO – “The Mystery Parrot”
Second Place: Jacie Hudson, Aurora, MO – “Milk and Cookie”
Third Place: Lindsleigh Todd, Mountain Grove, MO – “Pinky’s Adventure”

3rd Grade

First Place: Caroline Engelmeyer, Rogersville, MO – “A Day of Seasons”
Second Place: Graham McCaw, Webb City, MO – “Mishaps at Scout Camp”
Third Place: Evangeline LaBrie, Springfield, MO – “Little Miss Pretty”

The winning stories will be displayed at Waverly House Gifts & Gallery, August 4th – 11th.
We hope you’ll make plans to attend this exhibit.
For more information and gallery hours, visit www.waverlyhouse.com. 




Locally sponsored by:

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


Springfield Catholic Schools

2340 S. Eastgate Springfield, MO 65809
(417) 865-5567 - www.scspk12.org/