State’s best handwriting from Lincoln, Broken Bow, Omaha, Elyria

KEARNEY – Janice Admire of Lincoln won the age 50 and over category, and Ray Lynn Coble of Broken Bow the age 17-49 competition in the 29th Nebraska State Handwriting Contest.

The contest is administered by the University of Nebraska at Kearney and endorsed by the Nebraska State Education Association and Nebraska State Department of Education.

Anvitha Boosani of Omaha was selected as the winner in the age 13-16 portion of the contest, while the age 12 and under winner was Hadyn Welniak of Elyria.

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.

The list of winners in each age category:

Hadyn Welniak, Age 12 and under
Hadyn Welniak, Age 12 and under

Age 12 and Under
1st – Hadyn Welniak, Elyria
2nd – Morgan Abbott, Gordon
Honorable Mention – Taylor Kinnison, Kearney
Honorable Mention – Mary Tran, Lincoln

Anvitha Boosani, Age 13-16
Anvitha Boosani, Age 13-16

Age 13-16
1st – Anvitha Boosani, Omaha
2nd – Tiffani Jackson, Red Cloud

Ray Lynn Coble, Age 17-49
Ray Lynn Coble, Age 17-49

Age 17-49
1st – Ray Lynn Coble, Broken Bow
2nd – Krisha Uden, Wood River
Honorable Mention – Mary Nibbe, Red Cloud

Janice Admire, Age 50 and over
Janice Admire, Age 50 and over

Age 50 and Over
1st – Janice Admire, Lincoln
2nd – Peggy Walters, Broken Bow
Honorable Mention – Joni Backer, Randolph
Honorable Mention – Susan Stoeger, Grand Island
Honorable Mention – Gary Anderson, Cook
Honorable Mention – Sheila Sindelar, Wisner
Honorable Mention – Violet Woitaszewski, Grand Island