Alex Lakosky (left) took first place in the annual GFWC Manistique Women's Club Short Story Contest for her story, "Halloween Time." The St. Francis de Sales School sixth grader is the daughter of Amy White and Dan Lakosky. Matt Wood, (right) son of Dean and Barbara Wood, won second-place honors for "Mighty Matt and His Trusty Dog Trigger." Standing in the center with Women's Club President Liz Hill is third-place winner, Brett Boyd. The son of Denny and Sharon Boyd named his tale "The Bear Hunt." Both boys are sixth-grade students at Manistique Middle School. The winners were announced at the club's regular meeting on Feb. 12.