International Short Story Contest for School Children 2019 #2 Results

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We are proud to announce the winners of the prestigious International Short Story Contest for School Children 2019 #2. This time too, the entries came from all around the world and with different varieties of topics. Hearty congratulations to the short story contest winners!

Sub-junior Category Winners

First Prize Winner

Name: Garam (Momo) Lee, Thailand
Age: 8 years
School: Bangkok Patana School
Country: Thailand
Story Title: Safe Sea
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Momo is a Year 4 student who attends Bangkok Patana School. An avid reader, she enjoys all kinds of stories – especially those full of adventure and humour. Her all-time favourite books include Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords, Ratburger, The Treasure Seekers, and Rebel Girls. Earlier this year, Momo published and illustrated her first book titled School of Monsters. She looks forward to writing many more stories about colourful characters and thrilling adventures. Momo also has a passion for music and plays five instruments: ukulele, guitar, piano, and the traditional Thai instruments khim and ranad.



Second Prize Winner

Name: Nusaibah Ahmed
Age: 8 years
School: Beaconhouse School System NNPVI
Country: Pakistan
Story Title: Beauty Is Pain
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Third Prize Winner

Name: Advita Ghelani
Age: 8 years
School: Rustomjee Cambridge International School, Dahsiar
Country: India
Story Title: The Circle of Life
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Advita, age 8 is a student of Rustomjee Cambridge International School. She enjoys long walks in the rain and playing chess during her free time. Travel is what she feels enriches her life experiences. From Julia Donaldson to Ruskin Bond, reading about nature in all its little and mighty elements inspires her to put words onto paper. Like the great Leo Lionni, she likes illustrating her stories. Her favorite book is Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. She hopes to become a veterinarian someday and travel the world.

Junior Category Winners

First Prize Winner

Name: Syna Abhishek Morone
Age: 12 years
School: Rustomjee Cambridge International School
Country: India
Story Title: The Bus Ride
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Syna Abhishek Morone was born on the Halloween of 2006. She plays the electronic synthesizer and she favours indulging her time into drawing. She was really obnoxious as a small kid; she hopes that she has simmered down a bit. She’s rather reluctant on voicing her legitimate thoughts, and it takes time for her to open up. She really likes the Japanese culture, and she strives to learn the language. When she’s old enough, she’d like to be a psychiatrist or an animator. The mind intrigues her, and she wants to help by erasing the stigma around mental disorders.



Second Prize Winner

Name: Vida Dilip Asbe
Age: 10 years
School: Rustomjee Cambridge International School
Country: India
Story Title: Everybody Needs a Buddy!
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Vida is in Grade 6 of Rustomjee Cambridge International School, Mumbai. Besides looking forward to her time at school, she is fond of reading, baking, outdoor sports and is a birder. She enjoys reading books of all genres, her favourite being biographies and Harry Potter series. She is particularly influenced by ‘I am Malala’ by Malala Yousafzai. She is extremely passionate about animals and her inspiration to write stories is mainly acquired from them. Her future aspirations too are determined by her passion where she wants to be a veterinary surgeon and a writer when she grows up.



Third Prize Winner

Name: Akshay Ravindran
Age: 12 years
School: School-RCIS Dahisar
Country: India
Story Title: To Hell and Back
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Akshay is an observant, enthusiastic, sensitive teenager. He loves to play football and likes to read. Though sleeping and generally staring out of the window are his real favourite pastimes. At home he lives with his parents and an older brother who can change from being my buddy to a demon in 5 seconds. He loves his family, friends, school and life in general. Creative writing is his new passion and he hopes to see it grow.

Senior Category Winners

First Prize Winner

Name: Aditya Mathpal
Age: 14 years
School: Rustomjee Cambridge International School and Jr. College
Country: India
Story Title: My Trip To The Underworld
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Aditya was born in Mumbai, India and brought up in the same city. A person of few words, he spends a lot of his time reading. Mostly interested in reading fantasy fiction. Aditya enjoys speedcubing and is a member of the World Cube Association. He is equally good at chess and regularly participates in various competitions. Another pastime of his is gaming. He is interested in computer science and wants to pursue IT engineering and make his career in the same.



Second Prize Winner

Name: Tanisha Suresh Khandelwal
Age: 14 years
School: Ram Ratna International School
Country: India
Story Title: Terrifying Truths
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Tanisha Khandelwal is a grade IX student at Ram Ratna International school. She is a very voracious reader who is greatly inspired by the books of Rick Riordan and J.K Rowling. She currently holds a very responsible position of the School Head Girl. Tanisha loves dancing and sports like football and swimming. She strongly believes in the concept of feminism. She also dreams of becoming an author.



Third Prize Winner

Name: Kochurova Olga
Age: 13 years
School: Volkovskaya Secondary School
Country: Russia
Story Title: Running With The Wind
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Olga Kochurova is a student of grade 7 of Volkovskaya Secondary School (Udmurt Republic, Russia). Her love to Russian and English languages, literature and writing gave her a possibility to use her vivid imagination for developing realistic plots with lovely and strong characters. She adores writing about patchwork cozy worlds to severe winter landscapes. Her stories are inspired by a series of novels "Warriors” by Erin Hunt and other fantasy books.

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