Writing Contest Winners, 2004
Members of District 1 Kansas Authors Club again judged the 2004 Lutheran Fine Arts Council Children's Writing Contest. Awards were awarded
the winners of the writing contest on March 14, 2004 at the Topeka's Barnes & Noble Bookseller.

 


student winners and adult sponsors 1 student winners and adult sponsors 2
student winners and adult sponsors 3
student winners and adult sponsors 4 student winners and adult sponsors 5

—Our thanks to Dorothy Masters for taking photos,
to Liz Nichols for musical entertainment at the awards ceremony,
and to Kansas Authors Club District 1 writing judges:
Errol Anderson
, Connie Beckett, Karen Brown, Myron Dunavan, Judie Miller,
Naomi Patterson
, Mary Lou Stein,
 and Rosemary Torrez

Lutheran Fine Arts Council Children's Writing Contest
2004 Winners

Poetry
 
1 - 3 grades
a.     Madison Schultz of Our Saviors Lutheran for What I am Going to Do Today (grade 1)
b.     None
c.     None
4 - 6 grades
*a.     Emily Rost of St.John's for My Sister (grade 6)
*a.     Rebecca McNeive of Faith Lutheran for Faithful (grade 6)
b.     Dylan Spomer of Faith Lutheran for Death (grade 6)
c.     Audrianna Miller of Joyful Harvest Lutheran for God (grade 6) 
** There are 2 first place entries
7 - 9 grades
a.     Lindsey Schell of St.John's for My Sun Glasses Got Stolen (grade 8)
b.     Samantha Bly of Christ Lutheran for Thank You God For Soda  (grade 7)
c.     David Larson of Topeka Lutheran School for Bougie Flottante (grade 8)
 
Honorable Mention: Stephanie Bailey of Faith Lutheran for Fall (grade 8)
 
Prose
 
1 - 3 grades
a.     None
b.     None
c.     None
4 - 6 grades
a.     Kristin Lange of St.Johns for Summer of Hope (grade 6)
b.     Brooke Schultz of Our Saviors for The Stitched Heart (grade 5)
c.     Krista Akers of t.John's for A Jungle Attack (grade 5)
7 - 9 grades
a.     Kyle Farmer and Rachel Helmkem of Faith Lutheran for John Granite (8th Graders)
b.     Kelly Jacobsen of St.John's for A Voice of My Own   (8th grade)
c.     Kyle Farmer of Faith Lutheran for White Snow Lodge (8th grade)

There were 62 entries.  Each entry was read for competition and judges prepared feed back sheets for the authors and poets as an encouragement.  KACT Judges hope to see these young people continue their writing.  The quality of the writing was improved overall for this competition.

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