2018 Virginia Frank Winners

Friends of the Omaha Public Library honored 12 students in grades 5-8 for their winning Virginia Frank Memorial Writing Contest stories on April 29, 2018. View photos from the event.

5th Grade

  1. Frog and Toad by Christian Abels, Trinity Classical Academy
  2. To Kill Time by Lydia Paprocki, Hitchcock Elementary
  3. Buzz and the Big Mountain Race by Ryan Mendlick, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School

6th Grade

  1. Michael Vey and the Stolen Book by Salahaldyn Khair Allah, Prairie Lane Elementary School
  2. A Visit to Thorn Valley by Kaitlyn Van Voorst, Van Voorst Academy
  3. Taylor Ridley- the Early Days at Meridian High by Maggie McGill, St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic School

7th Grade

  1. One Crazy Vacation by Alexandra Nigrila, George Beadle Middle School
  2. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Asusena Hernandez, Beveridge Magnet Middle School
  3. The Beginning of Ivan by Jude G.J. Winslow, Foxcatcher Homeschool

8th Grade

  1. The Sea Calls--Treasure Island: 50 Years Later by Malerie G. Birkel, Alfonza W. Davis Middle School
  2. George’s Last Stand by Nathan Chan, Westside Middle School
  3. Chicken Leg by Nicole Lin, Russell Middle School