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FRAMINGHAM – The Learning Center for the Deaf traveled to Washington, DC to compete in the Gallaudet National Academic Bowl Competition. The Learning Center for the Deaf placed second overall.

The trip to the championship marks the first of this accomplishment in the history of Marie Philip School/The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham.

This year also was the first year that Gallaudet held a successful “Hybrid” Nationals Competition.

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Academic Bowl player and student Kyle Florio placed second in the Trivia Cup for Social Studies, as well as winning the All-Star Award.

Academic Bowl player and student Tyler Furzland won Most Outstanding Player!

The Gallaudet University Academic Bowl was established with the goal of fostering the pursuit of academic excellence, promoting a spirit of academic competition and sportsmanship, and providing social opportunities for the development of collegiality and lifelong friendships.

Every year, Gallaudet University hosts four Regional competitions for up to 80 teams of Deaf and Hard of Hearing high school students.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.