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11th Annual Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest Winners

To view the children reading their winning stories, you'll need to have Windows Media Player installed on your computer.

Kindergarten
First Place
Caitlyn P. Rund

"The Fairy and Her Bottle"
Bethel Elementary, Gloucester
Honorable Mention
Jonathan Argamen

"Joe Gets New Wheels"
Walsingham Academy, Williamsburg
First Grade
First Place
Christopher Laingen
Read By:
Jessica Martinsen (Pictured)

"Story of a Platypus"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk

Honorable Mention
Sam Wilson

"The Dog Party"
Walsingham Academy, Williamsburg
Second Grade
First Place
Mayee Chen

"Grandpa's Old House"
Matthew Whaley Elementary, Williamsburg
Honorable Mention
Cameron Jeffery

"When Bad Weather Attacks"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk
Third Grade
First Place
Christian Pittman

"If Cats Could Go to College"
Tidewater Academy, Dendron
Honorable Mention
Taylor Stewart

"Nadilee the Doughnut"
Matthew Whaley Elementary, Williamsburg
Fourth Grade
First Place
Sydney Cook

"The Star and the Waning Moon"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk
Honorable Mention
Erin LeHew

"Claire the Cumulous Cloud"
Larchmont Elementary, Norfolk

Fifth Grade
First Place
Melody Stein

"Star Promises"
Homeschool, Newport News

Honorable Mention
Allie Golden

"How Giraffe got his Long Neck"
Kingston Elementary, Virginia Beach

WHRO provides K-12 Learning Services to 19 public school divisions, 14 independent schools, and home schools, representing 286,000 students and 25,000 educators in greater Hampton Roads. Counties/Cities served by WHRO, include: Accomack, Chesapeake, Franklin, Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Matthews, Middlesex, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, West Point, Williamsburg, York, and Virginia's School For The Deaf And Blind.