Ayana Ellick: 9-year-old girl without hands wins 2 top national writing awards

Ayana Ellick: 9-year-old girl without hands wins 2 top national writing awards

- Ayana Ellick, a 9-year-old girl has won two national awards for writing, though she was born without hands

- The brilliant girl won the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest and the Nicholas Maxim Special Award for Excellence in Manuscript Penmanship

- Ayana, a 'self-taught' writer, was awarded a trophy together with $1,000 (N363,000)

A 9-year-old amazing girl from Virginia called Ayana Ellick who was born in 2009 without hands has become a sensation after winning two national writing awards.

According to Face 2 Face Africa, the brilliant young girl won the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest as well as the Nicholas Maxim Special Award for Excellence in Manuscript Penmanship.

Zaner-Bloser is reportedly an Ohio-based company that publishes research-based handwriting, reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary programs.

Young and smart Ellick participated in the Zaner-Bloser National Handwriting Contest, entering under a special needs category where she emerged on top.

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It is indicated that the passionate girl who was born to Bianca and Gary, literally taught herself how to write without her hands.

With no supervision or guidance, the young girl when she started growing up, found her own way to handle daily house items and also how to use the pen.

The young girl who is described as a role model by one of her teachers was awarded a trophy together with $1,000 (N363,000) for her amazing talent and passion.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that there are geniuses around the world who do awe-inspiring things that leave people wondering the planet they must have come from.

This is the story of a nine-year-old primary five pupil of Carol School in Lagos, Siju Olawepo, who is able to tell the day of the week of any year without checking the calendar.

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It will not be out of place to say Siju is a genius and a boy who definitely will do great things. The boy was discovered by an ICT teacher in the school, and he is on his way to becoming a star.

His parents did not know he had this rare talent until the ICT teacher noticed it in him. Since Siju's discovery, his school has set up a special curriculum for him, allowing him to work at his own pace.

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