PBS Guam announces the 2018 PBS Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest
Mangilao, Guam; June 8, 2018 – PBS Guam KGTF Channel 12 in conjunction with Kids Post, brings back the PBS Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest. This contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning. The contest empowers children to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing and illustrating their very own stories.
For over 10 years, PBS Guam has been hosting this literacy-building contest with over 1,500 total submissions collected. This year’s contest theme, “My Summer on Guam,” starts June 11 and is open to incoming students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Entry forms can be found every Monday on the Kids Post section of the Guam Daily Post, or on pbsguam.org. Contest ends October 10th. All entries must be submitted to PBS Guam no later than October 9th at 5:00pm.
Finalists will be selected in each division and announced on KGTF Channel 12 and published the following Monday on Kids Post. The awards ceremony will take place at the end of October. Finalists from each division will be awarded and one winner honored and recognized. The winner will get to narrate their winning entry at the awards ceremony and be featured on TV with their winning entry on KGTF Channel 12.
To sign up or learn more about PBS Kids Writers and Illustrators Contest, please visit our website www.pbsguam.org or call 671-734-5483. For current updates and promotions, follow PBS Guam on Instagram and Facebook: @pbsguam