KEARNEY – Winning entries have been selected in four age categories of the 25th Nebraska State Handwriting Contest.
The activity is administered by the University of Nebraska at Kearney and endorsed by the Nebraska State Education Association and Nebraska State Department of Education.
Entries were evaluated for ease of reading, fluent rhythmic movement with technically correct performance of specifications such as the slope, space, size and shape of letters. The general layout of the entry was taken into account along with neatness of presentation.
Prizes were awarded for first and second place and are sponsored by The Sequel Bookstore of Kearney.
The list of winners in each age category:
Age 12 and Under
1st – Noelle Slack, Kearney
2nd – Hannah Thomson, Palmyra
1st – Hannah Jenkins, Arapahoe
2nd – Alissa Apperson, Arnold
1st – Sheila Sindelar, Wisner
2nd – Deidra Werner, Naponee
Honorable Mention – Amy Denny, Kearney; Michelle Hrbek, Lincoln
Age 50 and Over
1st – Jane McCrone, North Platte
2nd – Marcella M. Alyea, Meadow Grove
Honorable Mention – Sharon Brown, North Platte; Joan Kugler, Eagle
Writer: Todd Gottula, Director of Communications, 308.865.8454, firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Julie Agard, Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, 308-865-8556