Congratulations to all student participants on this tremendous accomplishment and celebration of their amazing literary talents!
Natrona County School District is excited to announce the award winners for the 2021 Young Authors Competition!
Each year, student participants from our community go above and beyond to share their writing and literacy talents as part of the Young Authors Competition. As part of NCSD’s Strategic Plan, we are committed to working together with parents and our community to support all students as they work to meet or exceed literacy expectations.
We want to share a huge CONGRATULATIONS to all of the student participants and say THANK YOU for sharing your tremendous writing talents and work.
Young Authors Awards 2020-2021 Sponsored by the Casper Literacy Council
Recognizing the outstanding achievements of Authors, Schools, & Teachers!
Fiction Honorable Mention: Elena Ochoa - Bar Nunn - Dana Berg Honorable Mention: McKenzie Kawa - Paradise Valley Christian - Tami Clay Winner: Isaac Nelson - Homeschool - Codie Nelson
Non-Fiction Honorable Mention: Lane Bohman - Crest Hill - Emily Schaffner Winner: Addi Olson - Paradise Valley Christian - Tami Clay
Poetry Winner: Tyler Kyle Gordon - Verda James - Liz Harris
Fiction Honorable Mention: Harper Phillips - Verda James - Maestra Erika, Mrs. Bell Honorable Mention: Harper Clay - Paradise Valley Christian - Jeanne Boyd Winner: Mila Rosenbaum - Poison Spider - Laura Dawson
Non-Fiction Honorable Mention: Eli Vidal - Paradise Valley Christian - Jeanne Boyd Winner: Sterling Fowles - Verda James - Bella Martin
Poetry Winner: Emma Jean Russell - Verda James - Mrs. Bell, Senora Martin
Fiction Honorable Mention: Emi Sophia Kadlick - Manor Heights - John Foy Honorable Mention: Sophia K Studards - Verda James - Whitney Speiser Winner: Danielle Field - Paradise Valley Christian - Jeanne Boyd
Poetry Honorable Mention: Adalyn Fitzpatrick - Verda James - Stacie Folchert Winner: Amelia Engelman - Fort Caspar Academy - Kathie Swan
Fiction Honorable Mention: Megan Sundquist - Fort Caspar Academy - Candace Peña Honorable Mention: Allie Simurdak - Verda James - Bridget Fink Winner: Mickaela Knoepfle - Bar Nunn - Amanda Buracker
Non-Fiction Honorable Mention: Isabella Fenton - Fort Caspar Academy - Catherine Kellick Honorable Mention: Cooper Wartenbee - Crest Hill - Rick Black Winner: Madison Rose - Verda James - Brystal Chaput
Poetry Winner: Taylyn Newton - Crest Hill - Rick Black