gold trophy with confetti

Everyone who entered did a fantastic job!

This year's winners are:

  • 3rd-5th Grade - Henry Hatley, "The Dog I Once Lost" (1st place), Easton Brittain, "Moore or Less" (2nd place) and Cheyenne Flugel, "The First Kids on Mars" (3rd place)
  • 6th-8th Grade - Charlene Hatley, "Don't Sit Back: A Story of World War II" (1st place), Anabelle Miller, "Hurricane Michael" (2nd place) and Aubrey Longly, "The Bishop" (3rd place)
  • 9th-12th Grade - Ethan Richardson, "Fallout" (1st place), Emmaline Prettyman, "The Girl Named Friendship" (2nd place), and Jennifer Sinclair, "The Glass Princess" (3rd place)

A sincere thank you to this year's judges. Their time is so valued: Monica Easley-Cate, Heidi Thomas, Denise Porter, Crystelle Knox, Jeanne Flugel, Ellie Chambers, Rachel Dixon, Kayla Hiatt, and Lydia Brown

A huge appreciation goes out to all of our business sponsors, all of whom have family members in Home Link. Because of their generous donations, we were able to award a $125 first prize, a $75 second prize, and a $25 third prize. In addition, all winners received a nice journal and the first prize winners received a cute mug. Please let these businesses know how much you appreciate them!

Empire Roof Coatings - owner; Mark Carpenter, 509-230-7262

DEW North Aviation - owner Raymond Thomas, 509-993-9843

Hiatt Services (Land Clearing, Excavation, Logging) - owner Chet Hiatt, 509-342-5084