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Announcing the winners of the 2017 APT Young Writers Contest!

Alabama Public Television is pleased to announce the Alabama winners of the 2017 APT Young Writers Contest! The twelve winners will be honored at a special ceremony at the Alabama Book Festival on Saturday, April 22 at 2:00pm in Montgomery.

Kindergarten:

First Place to Alodie Hill of Arab for The Farm

Second Place to Ezra Kizer of Adamsville for Jack

Third Place to Anna Kate Allcorn of Cullman for Little Fuzzball 

First Grade:

First Place to Addison Barber of Montgomery for My Brandy

Second Place to Ila Hardin of Harvest for Cat Travel

Third Place to Knox Irvin of Birmingham for Dinosaurs 

Second Grade:

First Place to Lucy Fields of Jasper for The Left Out Fairy

Second Place to Harmony Franklin of Hurtsboro for Mom Takes Me to the Queen Artist

Third Place to Landri Kilpatrick of Florence for Why Did it Have to Be Me? 

Third Grade:

First Place to Joshua Macri of Madison for Dinosaurs at the Door

Second Place to Faith Swanson of Daphne for Magic in the Meadow

Third Place to Ian Chatterton of Hoover for Food Fight

APT Young Writers Contest winners will receive trophies, Books-A-Million gift cards and other prizes. First place winners will receive Samsung Galaxy Tab A tablet computers.  All of the children who sent in books for the contest will receive certificates of participation for their work. Thank you to everyone for your great stories!

2017 Important Contest Dates
Jan 1 First date to Submit Your Story to APT
March 17 Last Date To Submit Your Story to APT
April 1 Judging Completed and Alabama Winners Announced
April 22 Award Ceremony at the Alabama Book Festival in Montgomery

The 2017 APT Young Writers contest is an educational outreach initiative of Alabama Public Television. For assistance please contact Dwayne Johnson at djohnson@aptv.org

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