In 2000, the Third Place match was played for the first time. EDCO @ Newton North HS was the first team to compete for four consecutive years at the National competition. 

Number of Regional teams: 54

Number of National teams: 5

National Competition teams:

Florida School for the Deaf and Blind (Southeast)
EDCO @ Newton North High School (Northeast)
Model Secondary School for the Deaf (Mid-Atlantic)
Shawnee Mission East High School (Midwest)
University High School (West)

National Championship match:

MSSD defeated Shawnee Mission East HS (KS)

Third Place match:

Florida SDB defeated EDCO @ Newton North HS

MSSD Team Roster:

Bellamie Bachleda
Jonathan Chanin
Robert McConnell
LaToya Plummer
Darlene Tropp

Model SSD 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

Resource Type: History

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