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Gallaudet University kicks off its 16th Annual Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students

April 9, 2012
By Kaitlin Luna
Arrow Buff


It’s that time of year again! The 2012 Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students kicks off Thursday, April 12 and runs through Monday, April 16 on the Gallaudet University campus. The tournament hosts 320 deaf and hard of hearing high school students from around the U.S. and, for the first time ever, Canada to compete in the academic quiz tournament.

Gallaudet University established the Academic Bowl in 1997. The competition consists of a question and answer game of general knowledge and quick recall. Questions are drawn from the following categories: history and government; language and literature; Science and technology; geography; mathematics; the arts; deaf studies; current events; and pop culture, leisure, and sports.

Keep up on the scores here and on the official Gallaudet University Facebook and Twitter pages. The final tournament events, including the 3rd/4th place match, the national championship match, and the awards ceremony, will be streamed live online at  To find out more about the Academic Bowl, click here:

Contact: Kaitlin Luna, Coordinator of Media and Public Relations (202) 448-7106

9 April 2012
By Kaitlin Luna


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