Future Reflections Summer 1996, Vol. 15 No. 3

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1995-1996 BRAILLE READERS ARE LEADERS CONTEST WINNERS

Congratulations to the following students for their outstanding achievements! All winners received t©shirts, certificates, and cash prizes. First place winners received $75, second place $50, and third place $25. Most Improved winners received $15. Each of the two schools for the blind received $100 for outstanding participation in the contest.


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* First: Jeffrey Dawson
Georgia, 2,144 pages.
* Second: Natalie Castro
California, 1,131 pages.
* Third: Kelly Hartle
Alberta, Canada, 913 pages.

KINDERGARTEN -FIRST GRADE
* First: Adam Puckett
Virginia, 997 pages.
* Second: Caleb Poore
Georgia, 662 pages.
* Third: Blair Douglass
Pennsylvania, 329 pages.

SECOND -FOURTH GRADES
* First: Francisca Stenbuck
Massachusetts, 5,821 pages.
* Second: Amber Jo Chesser
Louisiana, 4,644 pages.
* Third: Laura Wolk
Pennsylvania, 3,639 pages.

FIFTH -EIGHTH GRADES
* First: Robert Riddle
Washington, 18,428 pages.
* Second: James Konechne
South Dakota, 17,294 pages.
* Third: Blake Roberts
Delaware, 10,842 pages.

NINTH -TWELFTH GRADES
* First: Mike Gilmore
California, 8,049 pages.
* Second: Lisamaria Martinez
California, 6,648 pages.
* Third: Tanya Zwick
Nevada, 4,722 pages.

MOST IMPROVED
* Abby Cocanougher, Kentucky, fifth grade.
* Ryan Willms, Nebraska, third grade.
* Gabino Lares, Arizona, tenth grade.
* Kyle Neddo, Michigan, second grade.
* Jessica Grant, South Carolina, fourth grade.

SCHOOLS FOR THE BLIND OUTSTANDING PARTICIPATION
Arizona School for the Blind and Deaf: Twelve students. Total pages read: 15,473. These students represent 19% of all students in an academic program at the school.
Maryland School for the Blind: Seventeen students. Total pages read: 7,117. These students represent 33% of all students in an academic program at the school. Other participating schools for the blind:

* Kentucky School for the Blind-twelve students
* Washington State School for the Blind-seven students
* Georgia Academy for the Blind-six students
* Ohio State School for the Blind-six students
* South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind-four students
* Indiana School for the Blind-one student
* Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind-one student

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