SC Johnson Professional Announces Top 10 Finalists in Happy Hands Contest!

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Choose your favorite design through Feb. 28

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Feb. 1, 2021 –   SC Johnson Professional revealed the finalists of this year’s Happy Hands dispenser design contest, which promotes the importance of hand washing and sanitizing at school. From a germ-busting soap dispenser to a rocket ship “blasting off” germs into space, the public can now choose their favorite soap dispenser design by K-12 students across the U.S. View the student-drawn designs and choose now through February 28 at

“Each design showcased an incredible amount of creativity, artistic talent and imagination,” said Mike Flagg, head of SC Johnson Professional’s North American business. “There’s no question that hand hygiene is an important measure for preventing the spread of germs. The Happy Hands contest makes educating and promoting clean hands at school more memorable and engaging for all students.”

Each design displays the importance of handwashing in a unique way. The 2020/2021 Happy Hands contests finalists include:

Elementary School:

  • Penny G., Kindergarten, Trinity Lutheran School, Racine, Wisc.
  • Clemmie T., Grade 2, C. Trapp Elementary, Rialto, Calif.
  • Chelsea L., Grade 4, Heritage Christian, University Place, Wash.
  • Stella F., Grade 4, Floranada Elementary, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
  • Jillian I., Grade 5, Peak to Peak, Lafayette, Colo.

Middle & High School:

  • Wilfred O., Grade 6, Gifford School, Racine, Wisc.
  • Isabelle A., Grade 10, Idaho Fine Arts Academy, Eagle, Idaho.
  • Keona H., Grade 11, California School of the Arts SGV, Duarte, Calif.
  • Jamie M., Grade 11, Idaho Fine Arts Academy, Eagle, Idaho.
  • Celia M., Grade 12, McCracken County HS, Paducah, Ky.

There are two grade categories for the Happy Hands Contest: elementary (grades K-5) and middle/high school (grades 6-12). The winning design in each category will receive the top prize, which includes $1,000 for the two grand prize winners’ school, a $300 gift card for each winning student, and up-to 1,000 manual soap/sanitizer dispensers featuring the student’s winning design. You can choose your favorite design now through February 28 at 11:59 p.m. ET and the official grand prize winner announcement will be made in April.

For more information on the Happy Hands Contest, please contact Jessie Koerner at [email protected] or (551) 265-6921.


Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open to K-12 schools in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.  Contest starts on September 1, 2020 at 12:00:00 am Eastern Time & ends November 30, 2020 at 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time. Void where prohibited. To register and to download the necessary materials, go to  Entries must be received by 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time on November 30, 2020.  Limit one entry per individual student at a school.  Grand Prizes (2):  $1,000 gift card and up to 1,000 1 Liter Manual soap/sanitizer dispensers with an approximate retail value of $5,000 for the winning school and a $300 gift card for the winning student entrant.  Teacher Gift Basket Prizes (50):  SC Johnson® product basket with an approximate retail value of $100.  See full Official Rules, which govern, at  Sponsor: SC Johnson Professional USA, Inc., 2815 Coliseum Centre Dr., #600, Charlotte, NC 28217.


About SC Johnson Professional

SC Johnson Professional® is part of SC Johnson®, a family company and one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care, as well as professional products. The company has a long history in the professional market, in which it started operating in the 1930’s. 

SC Johnson Professional® provides expert skin care, cleaning & hygiene solutions for industrial, institutional and healthcare users. This incorporates our range of specialist occupational skin care products along with well-known SC Johnson® brands and innovative professional cleaning & hygiene products.  

The SC Johnson Professional® purpose is to bring innovative, quality products and services to professional markets with outstanding performance that respect the environment, create efficiencies, reduce inventories, simplify training and provide a positive user experience. This is built on a deep understanding of customer needs and a vision for ‘rethinking the professional experience’ with the user in mind. 



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