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Sixteen High School Teams Vie for National Academic Bowl Championship

April 16, 2010
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Gallaudet University Hosts 14th Annual Competition

Washington, DC – The14th Annual Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students gets underway April 25 at Gallaudet University’s Kellogg Conference Hotel. The two-day tournament will conclude with the championship match at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 26, and may be viewed live on the National Academic Bowl website.

Earlier this year, 76 teams of deaf and hard of hearing students from all-deaf, as well as mainstream, high schools participated in one of five regional contests. The three highest ranking teams [plus one at-large team] from those regional tournaments will now confront one another in a bid to capture the National Academic Bowl trophy.

For the names of the 16 teams competing in Gallaudet’s 2010 National Academic Bowl for Deaf and Hard of Hearing High School Students, as well as other information about this year’s championship tournament, visit this website or contact Ms. Sherry Duhon, sherry.duhon@gallaudet.edu.

Mercy Coogan
Media Relations
Mercy.coogan@gallaudet.edu

16 April 2010

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