Reading for the Future: Holiday Contest

Three elementary students have a chance to be featured on Good Morning Northwest
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KENNEWICK, Wash. — Reading for the Future highlights a unique opportunity in partnership with the Children’s Reading Foundation of the Mid-Columbia (CRFMC), for elementary school students this holiday to be featured on Good Morning Northwest on KAPP-KVEW Local News.

Parents can submit a video of their children sharing what they are thankful for this holiday season, and three winners will be featured on-air and will also win a holiday-themed book from CRFMC.

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“It’s a great way for a parent and child to discuss what they are thankful for this holiday season,” said Elizabeth Barnes, executive director for CRFMC. 

SUBMIT BY DECEMBER 3, 2021 (Instructions Below):

Email video and information below to

  • Video your (Grades K-6) elementary student’s answer to, “What are you thankful for this year?”
  • MUST have Parents Permission to air video
  • Record video 30 minutes or less, horizontally.
  • Email this information (Copy & Paste and Answer Questions in email)
    • Child’s Name (First name):
    • Child’s Age & Grade:
    • Confirm Parent/Guardian Permission to air? (Yes or No)
    • Parent/Guardian Name:
    • Parent/Guardian Number:
    • Parent/Guardian Email:
    • Any additional information we need to know?
  • NOTE TO PARENTS: We are only airing the child’s first name, age and/or grade in the video. We will send you an email if your child will be featured on the December 8th show and where they can receive their free holiday-themed book from CRFMC. 

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“The Children’s Foundation of the Mid-Columbia uses books as the cornerstone for parents’ and children’s communication. Through literacy, parents and children can deepen their relationship, open up conversation pieces, and grow and develop their communication.” – Elizabeth Barnes, Executive Director, CRFMC