Winners from Previous Years

2019 Writers and Illustrators Contest

in Partnership with Natural History Museum of Utah

We are pleased to announce our 2019 winners and would like to congratulate them on their accomplishments. 

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 winning stories of the 2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest


Kindergarten Winners

2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (First Place)
First Place
The Day I went to Sparkle Planet
Ksenia H.

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2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Second Place)
Second Place
The Astronaut and the Alien
Natalia B.
 
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Watch Natalia's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Third Place)
Third Place
William and Traegan went to Space
William N.
 
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Watch William's Interview

 


First Grade Winners

2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (First Place)
First Place
Garden Galaxy
Holland S.

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Watch Holland's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Second Place)
Second Place
The Lost Keys
Hailee A.
 
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Watch Hailee's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Third Place)
Third Place
An Alien who Lived on Mars
Rebekah R.
 
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Watch Rebekah's Interview

 


Second Grade Winners

2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (First Place)
First Place
Night Vs. Day
Flynn L.
 
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Read Flynn's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Second Place)
Second Place
The Dog Who Went to Space
Kate L.
 
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2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner Third Place)
Third Place
Old McDonald on the Moon
Benson B.
 
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Watch Benson's Interview

 


Third Grade Winners

2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (First Place)
First Place
How Turbo got to the Moon
Lola Grace S.
 
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2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Second Place)
Second Place
A Mouse's Dream Come True
London B.
 
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Watch London's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Third Place)
Third Place
The Rocket
Alex S.
 
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Watch Alex's Interview

 


Fourth Grade Winners

2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (First Place)
First Place
Love that Lit the World
Reagan T.
 
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Watch Reagan's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Second Place)
Second Place
The Lost Planet
Monet F.
 
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2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Third Place)
Third Place
Beth's Goal
Veronica J.
 
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Watch Veronica's Interview

 


Fifth Grade Winners

2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (First Place)
First Place
Pitch White
Leah L.
 
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Watch Leah's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Second Place)
Second Place
Mozzarella's Moon
Samantha W.
 
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Watch Samantha's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Third Place)
Third Place
I didn't know my Limits, until I Jumped
Bella B.
 
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Watch Bella's Interview

 


Sixth Grade Winners

2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (First Place)
First Place
Kosmo's Mission
Chloe R.
 
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Watch Chloe's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Second Place)
Second Place
Mya's Journal
Mia H.
 
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Watch Mia's Interview
2019 KUED Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest Winner (Third Place)
Third Place
The Moon of Shining Silver and the Sun of Golden Light
Meira T.
 
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Watch Meira's Interview