Iowa students entered their work into a pool of 59,000 student
letters nationally. Ninety Iowa teachers and teacher librarians
coached their students. Eighteen children entered individually.
Only five states had more entries than Iowa.
2,276 Iowa students submitted entries in 2012.
At Level I: 679 students entered. There are six winners and 25 finalists.
At Level II: 1,226 students entered. There are six winners, 29 finalists and 20 semi-finalists.
At Level III: 371 students entered. There are six winners and 17 finalists.