School-aged children under 13 submitted their 700-word short stories written on the theme of the Yukon Quest long-distance dog sled race. Stories are printed in the Whitehorse Star newspaper, and are read aloud on CBC Radio Yukon.
Grade 1-3 Category
Huxley Briggs (grade 1)
for his story "The Challenges of the Yukon Quest"
Honourable mention goes to our entry from across the world:
Caelan Threlfall (age 5), from Hamilton, NSW, Australia.
Gr. 4-6 Category
Rachel Cowx, (grade 5)
for her story "CAT Mushes to a Yukon Quest Win!"
Maddy Mead (grade 5)
Thank you to all the students who entered our contest. You did a great job and we enjoyed reading all your stories. Keep on writing!