Grand National Champions

Grade K: Cannon Thomas, Newport Elementary School, Newport, OH

Grade 1: Chole Choi, Arroyo Vista Elementary School, South Pasadena, CA

Grade 2: Truc Dao Le, St. Edward the Confessor, Metairie, LA

Grade 3: Sophia Hart, St. Joseph Catholic School, Marietta, GA

Grade 4: Aubriella Wojnarski, Lehman-Jackson Elementary School, Lehman, PA

Grade 5: Caroline McBride, Sacred Heart School, Cullman, AL

Grade 6: Maryn Rajaski, Mother Seton School, Emmitsburg, MD

Grade 7: Tracy Vu, Blessed Sacrament School, Westminster, CA

Grade 8: Hannah Zoulek, Reid School, Salt Lake City, UT

Nicholas Maxim Awards

Manuscript Winner: Jack Rumley, Incarnate Word Academy, Corpus Christi, TX

Cursive Winner: Addison Vandergriff, Midway Elementary, New Tazewell, TN

National Grade-Level Semifinalists

Grade K: Ryland Huey, Brookfield School, Reno, NV

Grade 1: Scarlet Pruett, Incarnate Word Academy, Corpus Christi, TX

Grade 2: Miguel Aguilar, Soaring Heights Charter School, Jersey City, NJ

Grade 3: Emma Hetzel, Assumption School, Millbury, MA

Grade 4: Bristol Povondra, St. Gerald School, Omaha, NE

Grade 5: Edbert Aguino, Academy of Our Lady of Grace, Fairview, NJ

Grade 6: Jaidyn Watson, St. Mary's School, Pompton Lakes, NJ

Grade 7: Rachel Crockett, Reid School, Salt Lake City, UT

Grade 8: Isabella Bagnoli, Our Lady of Grace Catholic 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.


We plan to share photos of our winners after they return to school in the fall. In the meantime, we hope you stay safe and healthy.

Check our social media channels as we spotlight Semifinal and Grand National honorees on our Wednesday Winners posts!