PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2015

See KLRU’s local winners and national entries at PBS Kids.

View the photos of our local winners at our celebration!

PBS KIDS announced today 12 national winners in its annual Writers Contest. The winners, in grades K-3, were selected by a panel of judges who chose them from thousands of local contest entries submitted by 63 participating PBS stations across the country. More information is available at PBS Kids.

For information call Mary Alice Appleman 512-475-9051 or maappleman@klru.org.

Kindergarten (34 entries)

3rd Place
Surya A.
Patsy Sommer Elementary
Round Rock ISD
The “Two”-Gether Story

2nd Place
Kaashvi K.
Challenger School
Round Rock, TX
The Pink Waterfall

1st Place
Josephine B.
Cypress Elementary
Leander ISD
The Traveling Ornament

First Grade (46 entries)

3rd Place
Sakethram B.
Great Oak Elementary
Round Rock ISD
Jimmy the Pencil

2nd Place
Namson N.
Cox Elementary
Leander ISD
The Story of a Hopping Pencil

1st Place
Kate Lynn K.
Homeschooled
Austin, TX
The Crayon That Got Its Color Back

Second Grade (75 entries)

3rd Place
Keri C. (won 3rd Place 2014, 2nd Place 2013)
Veritas Academy
Austin, TX
Stop Bullying

3rd Place
Prima C.
Spicewood Elementary
Round Rock ISD
Moose and Goose

2nd Place
Carson C.
Homeschooled
Austin, TX
Tricky Trixie Off to the Vet

1st Place
Annika S.
Oak Hill Elementary
Austin ISD
Jiggy Boto, the Pink Dolphin

Third Grade (42 entries)

3rd Place
Neha Ann T.
Elsa England Elementary
Round Rock ISD
The Little Song Bird of Kendra

2nd Place
Aidan D. (won 1st Place 2014, 3rd Place 2013)
Neidig Elementary
Elgin ISD
The Power of Limericks

1st Place
Elsie W.
Homeschooled
Giddings, TX
Mysterious Mars

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