Congratulations to the writers of these winning entries!

Thank you to everyone who submitted entries to the 2020 contest. Judges read and scored 59 entries from 29 Nebraska towns, and selected first, second, and third place winners from grades K-3. We loved reading everyone's creative stories! Congratulations to the following winners!

For more information, contact kids@netnebraska.org.


1st Place: The Two Superheroes by Elsie N, Riverdale


2nd Place: Ruby & Shelly by Natalie B, La Vista


3rd Place: The Unicorn and the Dragon by Payton C, Holdrege



First Grade

1st Place: Violet and Blaire at the County Fair by Violet N, Gretna


2nd Place: The Pineapple Ninja Family by Ezekiel N, Riverdale


3rd Place: Harry’s Dino Day by Emerson L, Mead



Second Grade

1st Place: The Little Mouse Who Heard “Whoo” by Eloise K, Omaha


2nd Place: Cover Up Makes Friends by Mohnish Sai G, Omaha


3rd Place: Girls Back in Time by Liz P, Omaha



Third Grade

1st Place: Tasha and Rose: From Foe to Friend by Alisha S, Omaha


2nd Place: Tim and the Trees by Jillian W, St. Paul


3rd Place: Saving Stardust by Amorita P, Lincoln