Winners Announced at Nebraska Regional Braille Challenge
NEBRASKA CITY – Wednesday featured the Nebraska Regional Braille Challenge at the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired (NCECBVI) and 15 winners were awarded following.
In the Apprentice Division, finishing in first was Frank Bomberger of Lincoln Public Schools, in second was Andrew Teidgen of Omaha Public Schools and in third was Abby Cool of Omaha Public Schools, as well.
In the Freshman Division, it was Dmitri Shaposhnikov that took first place from Millard Public Schools. In second was Damian Eby of Ashland-Greenwood Public Schools and in third was Pleh Meh of Omaha Public Schools.
Milla Krainak from Omaha Public Schools finished in first place for the Sophomore Division. Second place was awarded to Brady Gilfillan of Falls City Public Schools and NCECBVI. The third place finisher was Summer Eby from Ashland-Greenwood Public Schools.
In the Junior Varsity Division, Dannielle Schutz from Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca Public Schools finished in first, Maura Loberg of Wayne Public Schools took second and Samantha Bomberger from Lincoln Public Schools finished in third.
The Varsity Division was won by Brandon Peters of Lincoln Public Schools, with Alek Balaberda from Bellevue Public Schools in second and Emily Kozisek from NCECBVI in third.