Collinsville Community Unit School District #10’s finest K-8 writers were celebrated at the annual Young Authors’ Tea at Collinsville Middle School on March 26, 2019.
Maryville Elementary Principal Carmen Loemker hosted the event that featured CUSD 10 Superintendent Dr. Robert Green as the special guest reader. Dr. Green shared the book It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny by Marilyn Sadler.
Mrs. Loemker thanked Dr. Green, who is retiring after this school year, for his commitment to children.
Following the award certificate presentation, the Young Authors and their guests enjoyed refreshments.
Madison County winners are invited to attend the 2019 Young Authors Conference hosted by the Madison County Regional Office of Education on April 27th. State winners can attend the 45th Annual Illinois Statewide Young Authors Conference on May 18, 2019 at Normal Community West High School in Normal, Illinois.
Collinsville CUSD 10 Young Authors 2019
State Qualifying Honorees
Alexis Boyd Ziggy and Pluto the Spies – Webster Elementary 3
Jaquelyn Avila How Jack Became a Friend – Webster Elementary 4
Gabrielle Morgan Am I Cool Enough? – Webster Elementary 4
Jerrica Jessup Can I Have a Dollar? – Webster Elementary 4
Sullivan Wallheimer The Best Pumpkin – Webster Elementary K
Ryan Lauenstein The Taco Catastrophe – Renfro Elementary 1
Tessla McCallister Do You Have a Raccoon as a Neighbor? Jefferson Elementary 2
Jameson McBride Veggie Wars – Renfro Elementary 2
Brion Brown When the Stars Align – Dorris Intermediate School 6
Ava Reeves Christmas Finds a Way – Dorris Intermediate School 5
Madison County Honorees
Lucas McNamer The Soccer Cup – Twin Echo Elementary 2
Evelyn Gottschalk Fishing Friends – Jefferson Elementary 4
Aryanna Anthony Swish – Dorris Intermediate School 5
Emma Varble Unicorns in War – Webster Elementary 2
Victoria Jessup The Melting Snow-Girl – Webster Elementary 2
Bakhtawar Kurd The Empty Flower Pot – Renfro Elementary 3
Shelby Lynn Brown The Flower Crown – Summit Elementary 2
Elyana Cerna My Trip to Disney – Renfro Elementary 4
Layne Smith Billy the Bunny – Maryville Elementary 4
Elliott Schusky Molly the Unicorn -Collinsville Middle School 7
Annie Forys The Dark Shadows – Maryville Elementary 2
Ava Muniz Can You Guess Who My Best Friend Is? – Maryville Elementary 2
Lillian Gottschalk Unicorn on the Cob – Jefferson Elementary 1
Laila Hutchison Wishes – Dorris Intermediate School 5
Lainey Cooper Jungle Jam Vet – Dorris Intermediate School 5
Eleanor Rose Nugent Pinball – Dorris Intermediate School 5
Olive Latch The Pet’s Space Adventure – Renfro Elementary 2
Owen Reid Super Owen and Super Milo 2: The Epic Underwater Battle – Jefferson Elementary 3
Issabella Tesillos-Solis My Journey to Mexico – Kreitner Elementary 4
Charley Cox The Magic Leaf – Maryville Elementary 4