Winston wins PBS writing contest


BEAVERCREEK – Jordyn Winston from Beavercreek is one of 12 national winners in the PBS KIDS annual Writers Contest. Winston won third place honors in the Second Grade category for her story titled “Never Put a Horse in the Attic.”

Jordyn’s story was the first place winner, Second Grade in ThinkTV’s local PBS KIDS Writers Contest held earlier this year. ThinkTV submitted local winning entries to PBS for the national contest where their stories were reviewed by a panel of esteemed judges who selected the top 12 entries.

A list of national winners and their stories can be found at http://pbskids.org/writerscontest. Jordyn’s story can we found here http://pbskids.org/writerscontest/read-stories/stories/never-put-a-horse-in-the-attic.

National winners will receive prize packages including ARTHUR books, courtesy of national prize winning sponsor, Little, Brown books for Young Readers, and a personal technology device, courtesy of PBS.

The PBS KIDS Writers Contest is made possible through national promotional support from Highlights for Children. The contest is produced by PBS and based on the Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest, a concept developed by WNED-TV, Buffalo.

Story courtesy of PBS.

Story courtesy of PBS.