2005 Youth
Writing Contest Results

Contest Manager
Christie Breault


1-2 grade Prose

1

Lanessa Aurand

The Vegetarian Shark

Courtland

Gr. 1

2

Madison Simmons

The Five Unicorns

Topeka

Gr. 1

3

Ellen Wenger

Ellen's Kittens

Topeka

Gr. 1

HM

Colby Wallace

Do You Like Rhinos?

Benton

Gr. 2
HM Katelynn Wilson Do You Like Snakes? Benton Gr. 2
HM Madison Simmons I Love My Horses Topeka Gr. 1


1-2 grade Poetry

1

Cade Liby

A Pet Gorilla

Benton

Gr. 2

2

Sally Rosalyn Olmstead

My Shirt

Wichita

Gr. 1

3

Katie Frankenbery

My Cat Honey

Benton

Gr. 2

HM

Katelynn Wilson

My Dog Jenny

Benton

Gr. 2

HM

Madison Wallace

Lizards

Benton

Gr. 2


1-2 grade Theme

1 Cassidy Robinett My Old Days   Gr. 1
2 Emily Byarlay Pioneers in Kansas   Gr. 2

1-2 grade Art Winners
  Anna Kate Tillison Selda Wichita Gr. 2
  Ellen Wenger Kansas--Somewhere Over the Rainbow Topeka Gr. 1
  Rodney Longshaw Runaway Bunny n/a Gr. 1
  Madison Simmons Mermaid / Self Portrait with Flowers Topeka Gr. 1

3-4 grade Prose
1 Scott LaMunyon The Case of the Kidnapped Fruits and Snack Towanda Gr. 4
2 Angie Thompson Summer Afternoon Daze Benton Gr. 4
3 Megan Reece 4-H Friends Benton Gr. 4
HM Leslie Geist Lost and Found Benton Gr. 4
HM Brian Wenger The Cats Who Went to School Topeka Gr. 3
HM DeAnn Cowell ABC List of Tongue Twisters Hutchinson Gr. 3

3-4 grade Poetry
1 Deborah Denny Dinner Hutchinson Gr. 4
2 Brian Wenger My Fat Cat Topeka Gr. 3
3 Samuel Boatright

Quantrail's Raid

Lawrence Gr. 4
HM Lindsey Moore Kittens Benton Gr. 4
HM Alexandria Schneider Clouds Nortonville Gr. 4
HM Kassius Savage Julian Benton Gr. 4

3-4 grade Theme
1 Kacy Ternes Strike Three! You're Out! Arkansas City Gr. 4
2 Mariela Caballero Open Wide Arkansas City Gr. 4
3 Braden Barr From Slavery to Freedom Arkansas City Gr. 4
HM Dylan Gregor Chrysler's Life Arkansas City Gr. 4
HM Chloe McGuire Did You Know Women Could Vote?
Arkansas City Gr. 4
HM Jaci Goode Around the World Arkansas City Gr. 4

3-4 grade Art Winners
  Evie Jo Simmons Mermaid at Sunset Topeka Gr. 3
  Brian Wenger Lizard in KS Thunderstorm Topeka Gr. 3
  Leslie Geist Yellow Brick Road Benton Gr. 4
  Lindsey Moore Kansas Scene Benton Gr. 4
  Kassius Savage Buffalo Benton Gr. 4
  Alan Longshaw Reggie's Journey to California Benton Gr. 4

5-6 grade Prose
1 Laurel Gardner Indian Legend Berryton Gr. 6
2 Heidi Evans Garage Sales Galore Topeka Gr. 5
3 Elizabeth Jaax Going for Gold Benton Gr. 6

HM

Leah Griffis My Mom, Teresa Benton Gr. 6
HM Logan Breault A Magical Place Benton Gr. 5


5-6 grade Poetry

1 Amy Shelden Fallen Flakes Wichita Gr. 5
2 Amy Shelden A Sea of Wonder Wichita Gr. 5
3 Jennifer Garrett What if? Derby Gr. 5
HM Amy Sheldon The Power of Time Wichita Gr. 5
HM Amy Sheldon When Gold Will Grow Wichtia Gr. 5
HM Elizabeth Oshakuade Pleasant Dreams Benton Gr. 5

5-6 grade Theme/Poetry
1 Sarah Henry The Craziest Horse of All Lawrence Gr. 6
2 Caitlin Goddard Who Walked These Traisl? Lawrence Gr. 6
3 Max Bailey Who Explored the West? Lawrence Gr. 6
HM Sandina Oxford Moving Forward Lawrence Gr. 6
HM Chrissy Taylor Our Ancestors Lawrence Gr. 6

5-6 grade Theme Prose
1 Melissa Garbe Amelia of Kansas Lawrence Gr. 6
2 Heidi Evans Gar Bethel Topeka Gr. 5

5-6 grade Art Winner
  Amber Garrett The World Derby Gr. 6

7-8 grade Prose
1 Vanessa Stiles El Shaddai Manhattan Gr. 7
2 Marika Stucky Bandit Magic Moundridge Gr. 7
3 Shelby Gegen Caleb Snyder Benton Gr. 7

7-8 grade Poetry
1 Marike Stucky The Field and the Blossom Moundridge Gr. 7
2 Dylan Johnson The Worst Day Ever Manhattan Gr. 7
3 Emory Rosenow Spinning, Spinning Manhattan Gr. 7
HM Chelsey Rottinghaus The Ballad of Jake and Me Baileyville Gr. 8

7-8 grade Theme/Poetry
1 Laura Stadler Land of the Sunflower Topeka Gr. 7
2 Aubree Leubbe Kansas Topeka Gr. 8
3 Vanessa Bell A Nation Combined Lyndon Gr. 8
HM April Wangerin Kansas Topeka Gr. 8
HM Emily Laskowski Kansas Berryton Gr. 8
HM Hannah Emmot Through the Years Topeka Gr. 8

9-12 grade Prose
1 William Varley Of the Noble Bearing Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
2 Ashley Marie Bergner I Hate Green Beans Sedgwick Gr. 11
3 William Varley The Secret of the Woods Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
HM William Varley Wisdom of the Waters Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
HM William Varley Upon the Snowy Peaks Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12

9-12 grade Poetry
1 tie William Varley As I Lay Still in Sorrow's Grave Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
1 tie William Varley The Furnace of The Fury Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
2
tie
William Varley An Empty Sun is Rising Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
2 tie William Varley Maiden of the Rushes Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
3 William Varley The Betrayal Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
HM William Varley The Writer Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
HM William Varley A Small White Feather Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
HM William Varley 'Tis Bounty None Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12
HM William Varley Man's Enemy...Fate! Plano, TX, KAC D1 Gr. 12

9-12 grade Prose/Theme
1 Ashley Marie Bergner Amelia Earhart: Trailblazer of the Skies Sedgwick Gr. 11
2 Aaron Pfannenstiel Real Kansas Trailblazers Ellis Gr. 9

9-12 grade Poetry/ Theme
1 Arna Bontemps Hemenway Omega Plains Lawrence Gr. 11
2 Ashley Marie Bergner Trailblazers Sedgwick Gr. 11
3 Amy Ann Green Questions Eudora Gr. 10
HM Amy Ann Green A Pioneer's Tale Eudora Gr. 10
HM William Varley I Long for the Prairies, Sweet Home!

Plano, TX,
KAC D1

Gr. 12

Art Winners
  Kevin Cruz Romeo and Juliet n/a n/a
  Wendy Jones cover art for Who Walked These Trails? Garden City Gr. 12

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