Write Stuff contest

Sixth-grader’s video takes first place in ‘Write Stuff’ contest

Thomas Lister

Beaumont's Thomas Lister 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 

Watch his four-minute video

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.