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FCPS Produces Winners in KET’s Young Writers Contest

KET’s Young Writers Contest encourages creative expression and literacy development by inviting students in grades Pre-K through high school to submit original graphic novels, illustrated stories, poetry, and short stories. This year, KET received 2,457 submissions from across Kentucky — more than double the number of entries from a year before!

by Lucie McCaffrey of SCAPA at Bluegrass  Congratulations to these talented students from Fayette County Public Schools:

Poetry – Early Childhood Division

First Place: Rhett Brown, Cassidy Elementary

Second Place: Franklin Smith, Liberty Elementary

Poetry – Elementary Division

Third Place: Theo Sykes, Cassidy

Poetry – Intermediate Division

Second Place: Lillian Brooks, Athens-Chilesburg Elementary

Poetry – High School Division

First Place: Evelyn Weaver, Lafayette High School

by Caitlin Moynahan, Rosa Parks ElementaryGraphic Novel - Overall

First Place: Lucie McCaffrey, SCAPA at Bluegrass

Illustrated Story – Intermediate Division

First Place: Caitlin Moynahan, Rosa Parks Elementary

Short Story – Middle Grades Division

Third Place: Avinash Koul, SCAPA at Bluegrass

Short Story – High School Division

Second Place: Hannah Schadler, Lafayette High School

Complete List of Winners & Finalists

Posted May 24, 2023