In 1999, CSD Fremont became the first school to win consecutive national championships. Melissa Malzkuhn became the first player to win two consecutive national championships. 

Number of Regional teams: 44

Number of National teams: 5

1999 National Competition Teams:

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

National Championship Match:

CSD Fremont defeated EDCO @ Newton North HS

CSD Fremont Championship Team Roster:

Adam Jarashow

Jane Jonas

Megan Malzkuhn

Melissa Malzkuhn

Brendan 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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