2021 Young Writers State Winners and Entries

2021 Young Writers State Winners

Penny the Penguin’s Problem
Sophia Boggs
Big Otter Elementary School, Clay County
First Place, Grades 1-2

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The Joys of Baking and Cooking
Kara McKinney
Welch Elementary School, McDowell County
Second Place, Grades 1-2

The View from Above
Corbin See
Romney Elementary School, Hampshire County
Third Place, Grades 1-2

Reflection in the Mirror
Sophia Lowther
Leading Creek Elementary School, Lewis County
First Place, Grades 3-4

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Unwanted
Ellie Burns
White Sulphur Springs Elementary School, Greenbrier County
Second Place, Grades 3-4

The Oak Tree
Eliza Canter
French Creek Elementary School, Upshur County
Third Place, Grades 3-4

The Life of an ER Nurse
Kamryn Buck
Warm Springs Elementary School, Morgan County
First Place, Grades 5-6

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I Am A Patriot
Brayden Collins
Ashton Elementary School, Mason County
Second Place, Grades 5-6

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24 Hours of Les Mans
Isaac Cook
Rivesville Elementary/Middle School, Marion County
Third Place, Grades 5-6

Wilting Flowers
Lucy Lambert
Mountaineer Middle School, Monongalia County
First Place, Grades 7-8

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Zombies
Claire Johnson
Huntington Middle School, Cabell County
Second Place, Grades 7-8

Two Ravens and a Window
Kaydence Monti
Buchannon Upshur Middle School, Upshur County
Third Place, Grades 7-8

The Hairbrush
Carmen Donnelly
Harman School, Randolph County
First Place, Grades 9-10

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A Redemption of My Self-Worth
Morgan Reed
Oak Hill High School, Fayette County
Second Place, Grades 9-10

Museums Aren’t Just for Dinosaurs
Alexus Vance
Chapmanville Regional High School, Logan County
Third Place, Grades 9-10

Aquiline
Anna DuVall
Bridgeport High School, Harrison County
First Place, Grades 11-12

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Reminisce
Richard Rose
Princeton Senior High School, Mercer County
Second Place, Grades 11-12

Blooming Vengeance
Mia Pino
Oak Hill High School, Fayette County
Third Place, Grades 11-12