2020 Virginia Frank Writing Contest Winners

Friends of the Omaha Public Library honored the following 12 students in grades 5-8 for writing one of the top three entries for their grade levels the 2020 Virginia Frank Memorial Writing Contest. This year, 369 total submissions were submitted to the annual contest, making these students' wins all the more noteworthy!

5th Grade

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Continued, opens a new window by Harper Keber, West Bay Elementary School
  2. Charlotte's Adventures Before Wilbur, opens a new window by Hudson Fowler, Trinity Classical Academy
  3. The Girls' Narnia Adventure, opens a new window by Nora Wessel, Gifford Park Elementary

6th Grade

  1. Medusa, opens a new window by Jenna Pospisil, Beveridge Magnet Middle School
  2. Consequences, opens a new window by Blake Kurzenberger, Hillside Elementary School
  3. Emily's Ring, opens a new window by Sophie Quarles, Peter Kiewit Middle School

7th Grade

  1. Here Again, opens a new window by Faith Johnson, George Russell Middle School
  2. Ripple and the Scavengers, opens a new window by Jacob Strufing, Elkhorn Valley View Middle School
  3. If the Sea With Met the Mistress of Darkness, opens a new window by Lynley Janovich, George Beadle Middle School

8th Grade

  1. Why is Today Different?, opens a new window by Josephine McPhaull, Andersen Middle School
  2. Lucy?, opens a new window by Emma Rhode, Millard North Middle School
  3. The Wound That Would Never Heal, opens a new window by Ingrid Florea, George Russell Middle School
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