McNeese graduate wins prestigious award for children's book

McNeese graduate wins prestigious award for children's book
(Source: Erin Entrada Kelly Facebook page)

A southwest Louisiana native has won the prestigious Newbery Medal for her children's book "Hello, Universe"

Erin Entrada Kelly was raised in Lake Charles, graduated from Mcneese and is a former American Press reporter.

The John Newbery Medal is awarded for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature.

Kelly has a bachelor's degree in women's studies and liberal arts from McNeese.

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