In honor of my Mother, Betty, who taught all of her 6 children
to love reading and writing at an early age.
The Betty Award has both
a Spring & Fall contest.
Enter now for the
Fall 2015 contest! The
deadline for the Fall entries
is October 3, 2015.
First Place: Lucia Umbreit, Age 11
A Silver Chance
Kansas City, MO
Second Place: Kaitlyn Jin, Age 9
Clarendon Hills, IL
Third Place: Joshua Bates, Age 10
West Plains, MO
Honorable Mention: Mia Sharpoval, Age 11
Honorable Mention: Margot Kapusinski, Age 11
The Hope Chest
Cedar Grove, NJ
All entries must be postmarked no later than October 3, 2015. Winners will be notified by November 23, 2015.
Winning Fall 2015 entries will be published on this website
after November 23, 2015.
There is a $15 US reading fee per story.
Please make check or money order payable to
The Betty Award.
The Betty Award
P.O. Box 1826
Oak Park, IL 60304
Many thanks to Public Communications, Inc. who assisted with the judging of the Spring 2015 contest.
Many thanks to The Children's School who assisted with the judging of the Spring 2012 contest.