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Deb Group Announces Winners in Second Annual Happy Hands Contest


After receiving over 6,000 votes, Deb
today announced the winners of its second annual Happy
Hands contest
, which promotes hand hygiene at schools by having
students design custom dispensers. The winner in the elementary school
category is Bryson C., a first grader at the Utah School for the Deaf
and the Blind in Ogden, UT. Maggie P., an eighth grader at St. Joseph
Elementary School in Lockport, Ill., won in the middle school category.

"It's inspiring to see how the local communities rallied around the
student finalists," said Isabelle Faivre, Vice President of Marketing,
Deb USA. "This contest shines a spotlight on students' creativity and
the importance of practicing good hand hygiene to keep everyone at
school healthy."

Both students will receive a $200 gift card. Additionally, each winning
student's school will receive a $500 donation and the winning designs
will be custom printed for free on up-to 500 manual Deb soap/sanitizer
dispensers for use at the school.

"We're overwhelmed by the tremendous support Bryson received for his
original design," said Susan Thomas, Director of Communications, Utah
School for the Deaf and the Blind. "We're so happy that Deb Group
created this contest to make hand hygiene fun. Bryson's story also
generated interest in donations to the school, an unexpected positive
outcome from the contest."

Students submitted their designs from Sept. 6 – Nov. 30, 2017 and five
finalists in each category were announced on Feb. 1, 2018. Submissions
were evaluated for visual appeal, overall hand hygiene design,
creativity and unique design elements. The public voted online for their
favorites during the month of February.

As part of this year's contest, Deb Group also donated two dollars for
each entry it received, contributing a total of $750 to the Houston
School District as part of the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

You can learn more about the Happy Hands contest and register your
school for the 2018-2019 contest by visiting
When you register, you will receive all the contest details and rules,
coloring template and lots of hand washing educational materials for
your students.

For more information regarding the Happy Hands contest, please contact
Christina Alvarez at
or 214-571-6322.

About Deb Group

Headquartered in the UK with North American headquarters in Charlotte,
N.C., Deb Group provides tailored skin care programs for a wide range of
industries and organizations that value their employee and customer

The organization encompasses 23 companies operating in 19 countries,
with Deb products used over 150 million times every day. The Deb product
lines include Travabon®, Stokoderm®, Refresh™, Estesol®, Solopol®,
Kresto®, Deb InstantFOAM®, Stokolan® and KrestoGT™.

Deb Group is part of SC Johnson, a privately held, 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. To
learn more, visit

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