Story Writing Contests for Kids

The Universe

Contest Results

KLRU winners have been selected!

KLRU celebrated all our local winners on Saturday, April 28th at the Austin Public Library Southeast Community Branch. Our winners read their stories to their family and friends, received prizes along with a certificate and snacked on refreshments. Congratulations winners!

UPDATE: The week of May 21st, the first round of national judging was completed in Buffalo, and they now have 46 of the best national stories moving forward for the finals today, June 7th, at PBS.Pepa Stay tuned for more information in the next couple of weeks!


3rd Place winner
Satvik Agarwal
Brushy Creek Elementary
Round Rock ISD
“The Universe”(pdf)

The ViolinFirst Grade

3rd Place winner
Isabela Sloane
Brushy Creek Elementary
Round Rock ISD

3rd Place winner
Clara Schutz
Whitestone Elementary
Leander ISD
“The Violin”(pdf)

Sagnu and the Momo FameSecond Grade

1st Place winner
Ashni Guneratne
Caldwell Heights Elementary
Round Rock ISD
“The Stray Cat”(pdf)

Third Grade

1st Place winner
Amelia Jane Tsering [won 1st Place 2011, 1st Place 2010, 2nd Place 2009]
Prairie Rose Academy
Georgetown, TX
“Sagnu and the Momo Fame”(pdf)

2rd Place winner

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