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WETA Kids Writers' Contest: 2017 Winners

WETA Kids Writers Contest

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This year, WETA Kids encouraged K-3rd grade children in DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia to write an original story, poem or piece of non-fiction and enter the 2017 WETA Kids In My Neighborhood Writers and Illustrators Contest. We received nearly 400 contest entries this year. Thank you to all who submitted contest entries to WETA Kids. We were thrilled to see how many creative young people entered and we celebrate your efforts. Please keep writing and illustrating!

We are delighted to congratulate our WETA Kids prize winners for this year. To see the winning stories, click on the names below.

Kindergarten

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

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