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2016 Winners Announced

WQPT received more than 300 stories from students in kindergarten through third grade for the 2016 annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest. Educators and contest sponsors selected16 winners (four from each grade). "We are excited that so many teachers and parents encouraged their young authors and illustrators to participate," said Michael Carton, WQPT Director of Education and Outreach. Entries are returned to participants, along with a certificate from PBS.

Entries (along with a certificate from PBS) will be available for pick-up at WQPT after the May 22 award ceremony. Winning stories will be displayed May 23–June 2 (Butterworth Center, Moline), June 3–17 (Family Museum, Bettendorf) , and June 18–July 1 (Figge Art Museum, Davenport). Contact us for more information.

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 2017 Story Contest begins in January 2017.

 

Congratulations to our regional winners
and everyone who participated!

Kindergarten Winners

 

First Grade Winners

WQPT Story Contest

1st Place

Rohit Raghavan

Bettendorf

2nd Place

Logan Kunkel

Bettendorf

3rd Place

Vishnu Movva

Moline

Honorable Mention

Eden Lovelady

Davenport

 

WQPT Story Contest

1st Place

Madelyn Beyer

Moline

2nd Place

Euladora Rose

Moline

3rd Place

Lachlan Gleason

Bettendorf

Honorable Mention

Allison Korczak

Bettendorf

     
     

Second Grade Winners

 

Third Grade Winners

WQPT Story Contest

1st Place

Shalini Chandupatla

Bettendorf

2nd Place

Olivia Fernando

Davenport

3rd Place

Lily Grace Travis

Muscatine

Honorable Mention

Jacob Schumann

Davenport

 

WQPT Story Contest

1st Place

Tanya Rastogi

Bettendorf

2nd Place

Abigail Johnson

Davenport

3rd Place

Ellie Curnyn

Moline

Honorable Mention

August Speisman

Tallahasse

 
PBS KIDS Monkey Bar
 

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