SC Johnson Professional Announces 2021-22 Happy Hands Contest Finalists

-Vote for your favorite soap/sanitizer dispenser designs through February 28-

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Feb. 1, 2022 – SC Johnson Professional today announced the finalists of its annual Happy Hands dispenser design contest which promotes the importance of handwashing in schools. A record number of submissions were received this year from K-12 students across the US. Artwork themes ranged from inspirational messages to soap that ‘packs a punch’ against germs.

Students compete in two categories for prize packages: elementary (grades K-5) and middle/high school (grades 6-12). The winning design in each category will receive $1,000 for their schools, a $300 gift card for each winning student, and up to 1,000 manual soap/sanitizer dispensers featuring the student’s winning design. The public can vote on its favorite designs daily, now through February 28 at 11:59 p.m. ET at The design in each category earning the highest number of votes will win. Winners will be announced by April 1, 2022.

“Students went above and beyond this year with their creativity and imagination,” said Mike Flagg, head of SC Johnson Professional’s North American business. “Each design does an excellent job of showcasing the student’s artistic ability while conveying the importance of hand washing to help prevent the spread of germs in schools.”

Happy Hands contest finalists include:

Elementary School:

  • Alexis G; 5th Grade; Ida B. Wells APAC; Jackson, MS
  • Autumn A; 5th Grade; Brushton-Moira Central School; Brushton, NY
  • Griffin B; 5th Grade; Ida B. Wells APAC; Jackson, MS
  • Ricardo G; 3rd Grade; W.J.C. Trapp Elementary School; Rialto, CA
  • Simms P; 5th Grade; Ida B. Wells APAC; Jackson, MS

Middle & High School:

  • Anthony D; 8th Grade; Kearney Junior High; Kearney, MO
  • Ari P; 10th Grade; Ida B. Wells APAC; Jackson, MS
  • Jackie V; 6th Grade; Carr Intermediate; Santa Ana, CA
  • Libby C; 9th Grade; Kearney Junior High; Kearney, MO
  • Peyton S; 7th Grade; Mauldin Middle School; Simpsonville, SC

For more information about the Happy Hands contest, please contact Brianna Fitzpatrick at [email protected].

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, 2021 at 12:00:00 am Eastern Time & ends November 30, 2021 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, 2021. 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 $6,000 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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