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Beaumont sixth-grader's video takes first place in 'Write Stuff’ contest

Thomas Lister

Sixth-grader Thomas Lister of Beaumont Middle School earned 2018-19 first-place honors in “The Write Stuff,” a statewide contest sponsored by Gilda’s Club – Kentuckiana, an affiliate of the cancer support community. In his video, Thomas shared about his mother’s battle with leukemia and how humor – and his aunt – help bolster the family’s spirits.

Read Thomas' artist statement

The Write Stuff is an annual competition for teens facing cancer themselves or through someone they know and love. Students can submit an essay, poetry, visual art, or video. Gilda’s Club will recognize the top winners Jan. 12 in Louisville.

Complete list of winners 


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