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South Fayette Student Finalist in WQED 2020 PBS KIDS Writers Contest

South Fayette Student Finalist in WQED 2020 PBS KIDS Writers Contest

Congratulations to fifth grader Safina Khilji on being selected as a finalist in the WQED 2020 PBS KIDS 2020 Writers Contest made possible locally by the EQT Foundation. Ms. Khilji was selected from almost 1,000 stories received from throughout Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, and Delaware.

You will be invited to vote June 12-19, 2020, for the “Reader’s Choice Winner.” All finalists’ stories will be available to read and listen to via WQED’s Writers Contest page at www.writeonkids.org.


Winners of 2020 Writers Contest will be announced at a virtual winners celebration and awarded prizes including the opportunity to record their winning story. Their recordings will be broadcast on iQKidsRadio.org and featured on Saturday Light Brigade (SLB) Radio in the summer of 2020. K-5 and STEM winners’ stories will be made into an original puppet show which will be shown at the Virtual Celebration by Pittsburgh Puppet Works.