Guys Mills first-grader wins national writing contest

Speaking of young writers, we think this is awesome news:WCLogo_Mag_forAbout STAFF REPORTErie Times-News 

A first-grader from Crawford County has won first place in a national contest sponsored by PBS.

Ethan Mattocks, of Guys Mills, won the top prize in the first-grade category of the annual PBS Kids Writers Contest.

WQLN-TV, the local PBS affiliate, announced Ethan’s honor at a news conference at its Summit Township studios on Thursday.

Ethan was chosen as a winner from thousands of submissions from 365 PBS stations throughout the country, WQLN said.

His winning story is called “Once Upon a Pencil.”

Major congrats to Ethan! When’re you gonna turn pro? (We need you!)