Adrianna Neumann, a third-grader from Auburn, took second-place honors in the 14th annual Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators contest, KCTS Channel 9 recently announced.
Neumann’s story was entitled, “One Day in The Life of My Shoes.”
Students in kindergarten through third grade in the state and British Columbia wrote, illustrated and submitted nearly 700 stories for this year’s contest. A panel of local teachers and librarians selected winners, who will receive a prize package of Reading Rainbow books, DVDs, a backpack, art supplies and games, and will have an opportunity to record their story for broadcast on KCTS 9.
For more information or to read winning stories, log on to KCTS9.org.
ELSEWHERE: The Auburn School District Child Nutrition Services Department has been awarded a $1,000 Terry Husseman Sustainable Public School Award. The awards will be presented at a ceremony in Olympia on May 22. The grant application, titled, “Our School Garden: Center for the Study of Lunch,” requested funding for an experiential garden at Washington Elementary School.