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Congratulations, 2018 AETN PBS Writers Contest Winners

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With more than 300 entries and evaluating the inventive tales for originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of text and illustrations, we’re excited to congratulate our 2018 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest winners.

2018 winners include:

Kindergarten

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Winner The Magic Flashlight

First Place: Holden Dunn of North Little Rock for “The Magic Flashlight”

Kindergarten AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2ND My Sister’s Super Power Is Rainbow

Second Place: Spencer Lowe of Mayflower for “My Sister’s Super Power Is Rainbow”

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Kindergarten 3rd

Third Place: Bennett Green of Maumelle for “Sam’s Super Power”

First Grade

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest First Grade Winner Sam’s Super Power

First place: Ariq Huq of Conway for “The Animal Restaurant”

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest First Grade 2nd Cilia Sees Again

Second place: Sydney Rogers of El Dorado for “Cilia Sees Again”

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest First Grade Third The Adventurous Dog

Third place: Haden Rogers of Harrison for “The Adventurous Dog”

Second Grade

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Second Grade Winner I Wish A Snail’s Tale

First place: Josiah Williams of El Dorado for “I Wish (A Snail’s Tale)”

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Second Grade 2nd A Rough Road to the Top

Second place: Brooklyn Witherow of Sherwood for “A Rough Road to the Top”

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest 2nd Grade 3rd First Day of Being a Tooth Fairy

Third place: Evie Fulmer of Conway for “First Day of Being a Tooth Fairy”

Third Grade

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Third Grade Winner Frank the Frog

First place: Hunter Rogers of Harrison for “Frank the Frog”

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Third Grade 2nd Baking With Gigi

Second place: Olivia Wright of Springdale for “Baking With Gigi”

AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Third Grade 3rd Athena Gets Into Trouble

Third place: Khylee Houston of Little Rock for “Athena Gets Into Trouble”

Each winner will receive an AETN prize pack, and first place winners have earned a PBS KIDS Playtime Pad — which comes preloaded with educational games, music and videos — and have an opportunity for Clifford the Big Red Dog to come visit their schools.

AETN is proud to continue our part in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest, a national initiative designed to promote advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. It’s an honor to play a part in empowering children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity and build literacy by writing and illustrating their own stories. Learn more about the annual contest at aetn.org/writerscontest.

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