UNK-Beginning March 1 entries can be submitted for the Eleventh Annual Nebraska Handwriting Contest which be judged in April. The contest is open to all Nebraska residents to promote legible handwriting as an effective means of communication. Prizes will be awarded in four categories: ages 12 and under, ages 13-16, ages 17-49, and ages 50 and over. Administered by the Nebraska Department of Education and the Nebraska State Education Association with prizes sponsored by Follett’s Campus Bookstore of Kearney, Nebraska.
Winners will be announced to the press by the end of April. The Nebraska Handwriting Contest was created in 1991 by Tom Hutson of Red Cloud in memory of his mother Eva.