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2017 Winners Announced!

WQPT received hundreds of stories from students in kindergarten through third grade for the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest. Sixteen winners (four from each grade) were selected by educators and contest sponsors.

The winning stories will be displayed at the Butterworth Center from May 22–June 2, the Figge Art Museum from June 5–16, and the Family Museum from June 19–30. All entries (along with a certificate from PBS) will be available for pick-up at WQPT after the May 21 award ceremony.

"We are thrilled that so many teachers and parents encouraged their young authors and illustrators to participate in the contest again this year," said Michael Carton, Director of Education and Outreach for WQPT. “The judges had a hard time choosing winners because we had so many amazing entries.” Contact us for more information.

 

Congratulations to our regional winners
and everyone who participated

Kindergarten Winners

 

First Grade Winners

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1st Place

Zander R.

Rock Island

2nd Place

Ibraheem B.

Bettendorf

3rd Place

Bethany P.

Bettendorf

Honorable Mention

Olivia B.

Moline

 

1st Place

Lilly D.

Davenport

2nd Place

Calla K.

Rock Island

3rd Place

Jackson P.

Davenport

Honorable Mention

Meadow D.

Davenport

     
     

Second Grade Winners

 

Third Grade Winners

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1st Place

Willa H.

Bettendorf

2nd Place

Lachlan G.

Bettendorf

3rd Place

Katelyn L.

Davenport

Honorable Mention

Abby A.

Davenport

 

1st Place

Shalini C.

Bettendorf

2nd Place

Lily T.

Muscatine

3rd Place

Riley S.

Davenport

Honorable Mention

Audree Y.

Eldridge

Want to enter?

WQPT's regional PBS Writers Contest is open to our viewers. If you are outside of our viewing area, check your local PBS station for details, or visit PBS KIDS. WQPT's 2018 Story Contest will begin in January 2018.

 
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