Writing Winners

The Cook Memorial Public Library District is pleased to announce the winners of the library’s 10th Annual Creative Writing Contest open to students in grades 4 – 8 who live or attend school within the library district.

The library received 167 entries this year, a new record high. Of that number, 43 entries were selected as the best of the best. The winners, their families and two friends are invited to a special reception on Sunday, May 15 at the Aspen Drive Library in Vernon Hills.

Meet the Elementary South winners:
4th Grade
Olivia Artman
Hawthorn Elementary South
”The Dollhouse”

Katie Favour
Hawthorn Elementary South
“This is My World”
5th Grade
Catherine Broms
Hawthorn Elementary South
“Wind Girl”

Kailee Irvin
Hawthorn Elementary South
“A Guide to Dealing with Teenage Siblings”

Sydney Straetz
Hawthorn Elementary South
“Unseen Value”