Writers Contest

PBS SoCal is proud to announce the local winners of the 2019 PBS SoCal KIDS Writers Contest.

 

The winners in grades K-3 were recognized at a special celebration on June 8 and receive books and prizes.

Writers Contest Ceremony: June 8

PBS SoCal received a total of 895 stories from local Southern California children. All stories were read and judged by community members and PBS SoCal staff. Four (4) winners were chosen for kindergarte, first place, second place, and third place for each grade. PBS SoCal also selected one winner per Humor, Illustration, Science Fiction and Kindness categories.

Read about the winners and the awarding ceremony here, click here.


First Place



Ezra Kim,
Fort Irwin, CA
Grade: Kinder



Melvin Giron,
Los Angeles, CA
Grade: 1st



Moses Higuera,
Carson, CA
Grade: 2nd



Hannah Yang,
Porter Ranch, CA
Grade: 3rd

Second Place



Surveen Singh,
Highland, CA
Grade: Kinder


Soham Parikh,
Brea, CA
Grade: 1st


Logan Ryan,
Ben Lomond, CA
Grade: 2nd


Sophia Brooklyn Seymour,
Encino, CA
Grade: 3rd

Third Place



Le Ho,
Santa Ana, CA
Grade: Kinder


Lilly-Jade Macdonald,
Burbank, CA
Grade: 1st


Mariah Garcia,
Twentynine Palms, CA
Grade: 2nd


Brennan Klier,
Burbank, CA
Grade: 3rd


Genres



Sathvik Vedula,
San Ramon, CA
Genre: Humor


Allyson Oliver,
Glendale, CA
Genre: Kindness


Katherine E. Moreno,
Los Angeles, CA
Genre: Science Fiction


Brittany Chen,
Irvine, CA
Genre: Illustration

Questions

 

For more information or questions about the contest please contact:

writerscontest@pbssocal.org

The Writers Contest is locally funded by Compass Charter Schools