The number of teams participating in the Academic Bowl dramatically jumped from 12 to 40 teams from 1997 to 1998. EDCO @ Newton North HS was the first team to participate in the National competition twice.

Number of Regional teams: 40

Number of National teams: 5

1998 National Competition Teams:

Alabama School for the Deaf (Southeast)
California School for the Deaf, Fremont (West)
EDCO @ Newton North High School (Northeast)
Maryland School for the Deaf (Mid-Atlantic)
Missouri School for the Deaf (Midwest)

National Championship Match:

CSD Fremont defeated Maryland SD

CSD Fremont Championship Team Roster:

Melissa Malzkuhn

Jerry Pua

Jesse Saunders

Shoshannah Stern

CSD Fremont team

History of the National Academic Bowl for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The National Academic Bowl for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing was established in 1996 under the guidance of Astrid Amann Goodstein, who was then the Executive Director of Enrollment Services at Gallaudet. That year, only six schools participated in what was considered a competition...

Academic Bowl

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