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PBS Kids Writer's Contest

Smoky Hills PBS Writer's Contest

We encourage children throughout our viewing area to write and illustrate their own stories! Children from kindergarten through 3rd grade are invited to write and illustrate their own stories to submit in the PBS Kids Writers Contest. Stories will be judged, and the winners get a visit at their school or home from a representative of Smoky Hills PBS.

A special thanks to Sunflower Bank for their support of the PBS Kids Writers Contest this year!

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2020 Writers Contest Results

The 2020 Smoky Hills PBS Kids Young Writers & Illustrators Contest winners are announced. Our host, Tabatha Rosproy (2020 National Teacher of the Year), helped us announce this year's winners in the Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade categories on this SPECIAL program. Not only are the winners announced, but their stories are also read while showing off their illustrations.

2020 WINNERS

The Unusual Pet

Kindergarten

1st Place

"The Unusual Pet"

by Felicity Hodgson

Montezuma, KS

2nd Place

"Eleanor the Old Girl"

by Matthias Miller

Gorham

3rd Place

"The Three Bears"

by Haylee Paragon

Satanta

Lumberjack Mack

1st Grade

1st Place

"Lumberjack Mack"

by Makennan Kraemer

Satanta

2nd Place

"The Wild West"

by Emitt Lauber

Osborne

3rd Place

"Adventures for Collin"

by Teegun Taylor

Osborne

The Dog That Ran Away

2nd Grade

1st Place

"The Dog That Ran Away"

by Finley Yost

Copeland

2nd Place

"Polly and Hopper: The MIssing Painting"

by Faye Hodgson

Montezuma

3rd Place

"The Night Before School"

by Nadia Hernandez

Hays

Duck In The Coop

3rd Grade

1st Place

"The Duck in the Coop"

by Malachi Miller

Gorham

2nd Place

"Switcheroo hoo! What Happened To You?"

by Stormy Guttery

Alton

3rd Place

"Hovering Comes with Responsibility"

by Adelyn Giuda

Plains