World Handwriting Contest Winners: 2023

Artistic Handwriting Winners

Artistic Handwriting age 65 and above
First Place: Thomas Mulligan, Omaha NE, USA
Second Place: Anil Thaman, Kathmandu, Nepal

Artistic Handwriting Age 20-64
First Place: Quyet C. La, Louisville, KY, USA
Second Place: Sourav Kumar Pramanik, Dattapara, Natore, Bangladesh

Artistic Handwriting Age 13-19
First Place: Zim Dhaka, Bangladesh
Second Place: Sumaiya Sharif Saima, Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Artistic Handwriting Age 9 -12
First Place: Janie Lin, Yongkang District, Tainan, Taiwan *
Second Place: Tanjila Zaman, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Artistic Handwriting Age 8 and under
First Place: Nabiha Nasrin Aida, Panchagarh, Bangladesh
Second Place: None Awarded

* In 2022, Janie Lin was the winner for Artistic Handwriting age 8-12 and was also the World PEN-Champ. This year, she is again the World PEN-Champ.

Functional Handwriting Cursive

Functional Handwriting Cursive Age 65 and above
First Place: Deborah B. Curtin Deerfield, NH, USA
Second Place: None Awarded

Functional Handwriting Cursive Age 20-64
First Place: Joy Hanssen, Sparks NV USA
Second Place: Cursive Elizabeth Marie, Olson, Mayville, ND

Functional Handwriting Cursive age 13-19
First Place: Mallory Gilbertson, Petal, MS, USA
Second Place: None Awarded

Functional Handwriting Cursive Age 9-12
First Place: Subaha Tabassum, Vatara, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Second Place: Sara Hassan Narayangonj, Narayangonj, Bangladesh

Functional Handwriting Cursive Age 8 and under
First Place: None Awarded
Second Place: None Awarded

Functional Handwriting Manuscript

Functional Handwriting Manuscript Age 65 and up
First Place: None Awarded
Second Place: None Awarded

Functional Handwriting Manuscript Age 20- 64
First Place: Motia Shaikh, Kellyville, NSW, Australia
Second Place: Mohammad Saad Ahmed Dhaka, Bangladesh

Functional Handwriting Manuscript Age 13-19
First Place: Neha Elsa John, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Second Place: None Awarded

Functional Handwriting Manuscript Age 9- 12
First Place: Shahira Binte Monir, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Second Place: None Awarded

Functional Handwriting Manuscript Age 8 and under
First Place: Shinaz Sharif, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Second Place: None Awarded

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