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2017-2018 winning entries bookletsCongratulations to the students who were honored at the SCSC Writing Contest authors reception on May 3. This new program was a partnership between SCSC and the Minnesota State University, Mankato education department. Education students served as contest judges and provided feedback to K–12 students on their writing entries. View anthonogy of winning entries. Additional prizes were provided by Coughlan Companies.

Honorees:

Poetry2017-2018 poetry authors on stage

  • Price MacPherson, Grade 2, Home School, Mankato
  • Belle Miller, Grade 3, Sacred Heart School, Waseca
  • Julia Shabrack, Grade 3, Franklin Elementary School, Mankato
  • Ben Anderson, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Drake Eastvold, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Sasha Jokovich, Grade 6, Dakota Meadows Middle School, North Mankato
  • Ethan Grannis, Grade 7, Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Secondary School, Lake Crystal
  • Becca Johnson, Grade 11, St. Peter High School, St. Peter


Fiction2017-2018 fiction authors on stage

  • Evan Zika, Jefferson Elementary School, Mankato
  • Makenzie Benschoter, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Benito Briseno, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Kylee Eckmann, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Chance Jacobson, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • McKenzie Lang, Grade 6, St. James Middle/Senior High School, St. James
  • Preston Miller, Grade 6, TEAM Academy, Waseca
  • Martha Price, Grade 6, Maple River Schools, Mapleton
  • Rachel Evans, Grade 8, Home School, St. Peter
  • Audryona Johnston, Grade 9, Mankato West High School, Mankato


Non-Fiction2017-2018 non-fiction authors on stage

  • Newman MacPherson, Kindergarten, Home School, Mankato
  • Ryan Zika, Grade 1, Jefferson Elementary School, Mankato
  • Price MacPherson, Grade 2, Home School, Mankato
  • Rose MacPherson, Grade 4, Home School, Mankato
  • Aaliyah Bauer, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Grace MacPherson, Grade 6, Home School, Mankato
  • Eric Sheppard, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Noah Spear, Grade 6, Blue Earth Area Middle School, Blue Earth
  • Sean Zika, Grade 6, Dakota Meadows Middle School, North Mankato
  • Aaron Baxa, Grade 8, Minnesota New Country School, Henderson
  • Mattilyn Brown, Grade 10, Minnesota New Country School, Henderson