Local student wins award in Cricket® magazine competition
Molly Branham of Versailles, 14, received second prize in the April 2020 Cricket League writing competition. For this contest, each entrant was asked to submit an original story about being “on the job.” Molly’s story, “The Hunt” appears in the Cricket League section of the September 2020 issue and is posted at cricketmagkids.com/contests. Cricket features the best short stories, poems, and articles by the world’s finest children’s authors and is illustrated by the best artists from here and abroad. In each issue, award-winning Cricket sponsors a different and unique writing or art competition, with hundreds of entries pouring in each time from enthusiastic Cricket readers all over the world. Winners receive recognition and a certificate, and the best entries are published in the magazine and on its web site for children: cricketmagkids.com/contests.