2016 Writer's and Illustrator's Contest Winners

 

See the 2015 winners HERE.
Interested in entering the 2017 Writers and Illustrators Contest? Look for details at kued.org/kids starting Spring of 2017!

We are pleased to announce our 2016 winners and would like to congratulate them on their accomplishments. Check back soon for short videos of our 2016 winners reading their stories.

Every year KUED Kids is a proud participant in the PBS KIDS annual Writers Contest as it underscores commitment to the success of Utah children. The process of creative writing has been proven to improve a child’s academic skills as well as self-confidence, creativity, and imagination. KUED celebrates all of the talented Utah children who entered this year’s KUED contest. Please enjoy the stories of the 2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest.

2016 Writers And Illustrators Contest Winners
Kindergarten Winners
2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Lola Grace S. (First Place)
First Place
Lola Grace S.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner London B. (Second Place)
Second Place
London B.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Wilston V. (Third Place)
Third Place
Winston V.
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Lola Grace - Kindergarten

Video type: Full Episode
Watch Lola Grace read her story "Bird and Mouse". Lola Grace is a first place winner in the 2016 KUED Writers and Illustrators Contest.

First Grade Winners
2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Grace S. (First Place)
First Place
Grace S.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Daphne L. (Second Place)
Second Place
Daphne L.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Kylie A. (Third Place)
Third Place
Kylie A.
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Grace - First Grade

Video type: Full Episode
Watch Grace read "Owl the Famous". Grace is a first place winner in the 2016 KUED Writers and Illustrators Contest.

Second Grade Winners
2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Zoe S. (First Place)
First Place
Zoe S.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Grady S. (Second Place)
Second Place
Grady S.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Garrett S. (Third Place)
Third Place
Garrett S.
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Zoe - Second Grade

Video type: Full Episode
Watch Zoe read "Danger for Ducks". Zoe is a first place winner in the 2016 KUED Writers and Illustrators Contest.

Third Grade Winners
2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Kamran D. (First Place)
First Place
Kamron D.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Caleb A. (Second Place)
Second Place
Caleb A.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Braydon B. (Third Place)
Third Place
Braydon B.
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Kamran - Third Grade

Video type: Full Episode
Watch Kamran read "The Dragon that Sneezed". Kamran is a first place winner in the 2016 KUED Writers and Illustrators Contest.

Fourth Grade Winners
2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Cyan S. (First Place)
First Place
Cyan S.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Joelle K. (Second Place)
Second Place
Joelle K.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Madison P. (Third Place)
Third Place
Madison P.
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Cyan - Fourth Grade

Video type: Full Episode
Watch Cyan read "Pig Tickles". Cyan is a first place winner in the 2016 KUED Writers and Illustrators Contest.

Fifth Grade Winners
2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Josiah K. (First Place)
First Place
Josiah K.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Ellie S. (Second Place)
Second Place
Ellie S.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Ethan S. (Third Place)
Third Place
Ethan S.
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Josiah - Fifth Grade

Video type: Full Episode
Josiah reads "Fun Facts with Mr. Sharkey". Josiah is a first place winner in the 2016 KUED Writers and Illustrators Contest.

Sixth Grade Winners
2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Mikaela R. (First Place)
First Place
Mikaela R.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Isabella B. (Second Place)
Second Place
Isabella B.
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2016 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Kaylee R. (Third Place)
Third Place
Kaylee R.
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Mikaela - Sixth Grade

Video type: Full Episode
Mikaela reads "Coco Goes to Space". Mikaela is a first place winner in the 2016 KUED Writers and Illustrators Contest.