2018 Short Story Competition Winners
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We are delighted to publish, with their permission, the 2018 Short Story Competition Winners.

Year 3 and 4

Winner: Maddison Ebert, Fitzgerald State School, for her story, "Lack of Vision"

Runner Up: Maddison Ebert, Fitzgerald State School, for her story "The Itchy Bra"

Highly Commended: Farrah Sheppard, Fitzgerald State School, for her story "Fire"

Highly Commended: Neiva Hawkins, St Francis Xavier Catholic School, for her story "Just Dessert"

Year 5 and 6

 

Winner: Aidan Wright, Whitsunday Anglican School, for his story "Fight for the Pastries"

Runner Up: Harper Theiber, Victoria Park State School, for her story "What could be better than ice-cream?"

Highly Commended: Aishwarya Naidu, Fitzgerald State School, for her story "Extinction of Koalas"

Highly Commended: Victoria Silman, St Francis Xavier Catholic School, for her story "Dream Stars"

 

Year 7 and 8

 

Winner: Ariane Rose Molina, Mackay State High School, for her story "Boys don't cry, they wear masks"

Runner Up: William Hall, Mackay North State High School, for his story "The Journey"

Highly Commended: Joshua Hall, Mackay North State High School, for his story "Hollie"

Highly Commended: Penny Zhang, Mackay North State High School, for her story "No Familiar Storms"

Highly Commended: Blayd Stephens, Mackay Northern Beaches State High School, for his story "I just wanted eggs!"

 

Year 9 and 10

 

Winner: Skye Martin, Mackay Northern Beaches State High School, for her story "You'll Live"

Runner Up: Ella Phillips, Mackay Northern Beaches State High School, for her story "The Wave"

Highly Commended: Bianca Fisher, Whitsunday Anglican School, for her story "To Live With Purpose"

Highly Commended: Skye Martin, Mackay Northern Beaches State High School, for her story "Home"

 

Year 11 and 12

 

Winner: Kodi Sawtell, Boonah State High School, for the story "INK"

Runner Up: Kate Edwards, Merewether High School, for her story "A Ship in Harbour"

Highly Commended: Helene Buttigieg, Mackay Northern Beaches State High School, for her story "Sand"