First prize of $5.00 to Kenny Edwards (Washington, Ill.) for article on cactus. Second prize of $3.00 to Jerilyn Schumacher (Pittsfield, Pa.) for article on cats. Third prize of $2.00 to David Sullivan (Denver, Colo.) for article about himself. Fourth prize of $1.00 to Susan Karic (Chesterland, Ohio) for article on her hobby of writing. Fifth prize of $1.00 to Irene Steinkraus (Pleasantville, N.J.) for article on Johnny Appleseed.
List of 46 persons (ages 8 to 17) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada, Trinidad, West Pakistan, Mexico, Antigua, Australia, and Jamaica.