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And The Winners Of Our PBS Kids Writers Contest Are...

Siddie K. Cipoletti of Beckley won first place in the Fourth Grade category of the 2020 PBSKids Writers Contest presented by WVPB.
Siddie K. Cipoletti

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s PBS Kids Writers Contest presented by West Virginia Public Broadcasting!

• READ THE WINNING STORIES HERE!

Winners have been notified and have received their awards by mail. Their full stories will be published on our Education page in the coming days and all first-place stories will be featured in WVPB's Education Newsletter. Please, stay tuned and go here to sign up to get the newsletter!

Kelly Griffith is the Education Director for WVPB. “It’s an honor to highlight the talent of our young writers in West Virginia,” Griffith said. “This contest provides an opportunity to showcase their creativity, imagination and beautiful artwork. We are thrilled to continue our tradition of encouraging children to build literacy skills by supporting our local schools and teachers.”

First-place winners in Grades K-5 will be given the opportunity to record their stories, and one special winner will have his or her story animated by one of our talented television producers!

Here are all of our winners:

The first-place winners in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade in the 2020 PBS Kids Writers Contest presented by WVPB.
The first-place winners in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade in the 2020 PBS Kids Writers Contest presented by WVPB.
Winners in our 2020 PBS Kids Writers Contest presented by WVPB.
Winners in our 2020 PBS Kids Writers Contest presented by WVPB.


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