IllumaCoach, 2001 Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award

Written by on November 20, 2001 in 2001, Christopher Columbus Gold Medal Award, Team


Saddle Brook Middle School
Saddle Brook, NJ

Problem: Difficulties of deaf students participating in sports.

Solution: Invented a new communication system to assist deaf students competing on local soccer teams.

At an awards ceremony held at Epcot at Walt Disney World, finalist teams receive $36,000 in savings bonds for their winning entries. The competition is geared toward middle school-age children, and gives kids experience in solving problems using the scientific process of exploring, analyzing and drawing conclusions.


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