Speaking of young writers, we think this is awesome news: Erie Times-News ,
A first-grader from Crawford County has won first place in a national contest sponsored by PBS.
Ethan Mattocks, of Guys Mills, won the top prize in the first-grade category of the annual PBS Kids Writers Contest.
WQLN-TV, the local PBS affiliate, announced Ethan’s honor at a news conference at its Summit Township studios on Thursday.
Ethan was chosen as a winner from thousands of submissions from 365 PBS stations throughout the country, WQLN said.
His winning story is called “Once Upon a Pencil.”
Major congrats to Ethan! When’re you gonna turn pro? (We need you!)