Past Kraemer IG Story Contest Winners

2018 Winners

You can read all our winning stories here.

Grand Prize Winner

The Visitors by Ann Marie Anglin

1st Place By Category

Written Word: Shakshouka by Lior Torenberg
Video: Voices Rising Community Chorus by Ruth Lewis
Image: My Nana and Me by Amara Davidson

Honorable Mention

Yarn Tales by Barbara Rhoads
Granddaddy’s Time by Anne McManus
Bedtime Stories by Augusta Omofuma
My Hero by Colin Thornton

2017 Winners

Grand Prize

The Bathtub Cafe by Marie Ballard

Second Place (3-way tie)

Eyes that See by Jerri Hardesty

The Red Bridge by Carolina Williams

The Flight of the Butterfly (collage plus accompanying text) by Darcy Howell

Congratulations to Marie, Jerri, Carolina, and Darcy! And thank you to everyone who submitted intergenerational stories to the Kraemer Intergenerational Story Contest.




2016 Winners

First Place

“Intergenerational Family Recipes Should Never Be Lost” by Maria Ramos-Chertok, Mill Valley, CA, USA

Second Place

“A Stranger’s Bucket List” by Do Hyun Kang, Auckland, New Zealand

Third Place (five-way tie with students from Joan MacQueen Middle School, Alpine, CA, USA)

{Click here to read the third-place-winning stories.}

“She rode through the forest in the crisp winter wind…” by Aylsa Kermath

“Grandma’s Girl” by Molly Kermath

“Intergenerational Story” by MacKenzie Mullick

“My Grandma’s Story”by Ma’Shaya Pryor

“The Forgotten” by Dylan Rose

**These students’ intergenerational tales grew from a school assignment into Prize Winning entries in the 2016 “Your Story Contest” sponsored by Intergeneration Month. We thank their teachers and counselors and parents for their encouragement and we thank the students for their courage, for their amazing stories and for making a real difference.

Certificate of Distinction Winners

{Click here to read the entries by the Certificate of Distinction Winners below}

“Caught by a Stranger” by Kimberly Gotches, Los Alamos, NM, USA

“Act 500, Scene 657 Maybe…” by Zunnash Khan, Mirpur, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

“Finding My Voice — A Grandson’s Cherished Memory” by Aaron Larsen, Roseburg, OR, USA

“Grandma Minnie’s Legacy…A Grandson Remembers” by Jack Levine, Tallahassee, FL, USA

“My Father Showed Me This” by Luke Miller, Gulfport, MS, USA

“The Gift” by J.P. Odgers, Oklahoma City, OK, USA

“What Intergenerational Means to Me” by Andrea Fonte Weaver, Sudbury, MA, USA

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