Congratulations to the 2017 Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest Winners!

Grand National Champions

Priscilla Ton Grade K: Priscilla Ton, Brookfield Elementary School, Reno, NV Mindy Leu Grade 5: Mindy Leu, Waverly Park Elementary School, East Rockaway, NY
Julieta Brusco Grade 1: Julieta Brusco, Incarnate Word Academy, Corpus Christi, TX Tyler DeVisser Grade 6: Tyler DeVisser, Plymouth Christian Elementary School, Grand Rapids, MI
Edy Reynozo Grade 2: Edy Reynozo, Dover South Elementary School, Dover, OH Helen Nguyen Grade 7: Helen Nguyen, Blessed Sacrament School, Westminster, CA
Maryn Rajaski Grade 3: Maryn Rajaski, Mother Seton School, Emmitsburg, MD Jack Lieberherr Grade 8: Jack Lieberherr, St. Anne's Academy, White Bear Lake, MN
Paige Templet Grade 4: Paige Templet, Anasazi Elementary School, Scottsdale, AZ

Nicholas Maxim Awards

The Nicholas Maxim Awards honor two special needs students each year for handwriting mastery, one for manuscript and one for cursive.

Benjamin Myers Manuscript Winner: Grade 3: Benjamin Myers, Denver Elementary School, Denver, PA
Jakeya Duncan Cursive Winner: Grade 7: Jakeya Duncan, Jonesville Junior High School, Jonesville, LA

Read more about this year’s winners.

National Grade-Level Semifinalists

Grade K: Gabrielle Gremillion, St. Edward the Confessor School, Metairie, LA Arya Shankar Grade 5: Arya Shankar, Valley View Elementary School, Valley View, WI
Mya Gauldin Grade 1: Mya Gauldin, Ottobine Elementary School, Dayton, VA Sean Langley Grade 6: Sean Langley, Cherry Hill Elementary School, River Edge, NJ
Emerson Darr Grade 2: Emerson Darr, Christ the King School, Nashville, TN Amanda Poulin Grade 7: Amanda Poulin, Woodland Consolidated Elementary School, Woodland, ME
Emma Sullivan Grade 3: Emma Sullivan, Hayes Elementary School, Enid, OK Emma Murr Grade 8: Emma Murr, Holy Family Catholic School, Orlando, FL
Maggie Foppe Grade 4: Maggie Foppe, Our Lady of Grace School, Greensboro, NC

State Grade-Level Winners

Judges selected state winners in grades K–8 for both public and private schools. View list of winning schools.