Salinas, CA – Students of the Monterey County Office of Education Program for the Visually Impaired competed on Saturday, March 2 in the Regional Braille Challenge held at California School for the Blind in Fremont.
Students competed in the areas of spelling, reading comprehension, dictation and interpretation of tactile graphics during the all-day competition.
“We're extremely proud of our Monterey County students and staff," said Martina Sholiton, Assistant Superintendent, Special Education, Monterey County Office of Education. "Our students have had many wins in the Regional Braille Challenges in past years. Two of our students, Janie Brunson and Monserath Espinola, have scored high enough to compete against top winners in the National Braille Challenge."
The 2013 Monterey County winners are: