Every year, deaf and hard of hearing middle school and high school students across the country are invited to participate in the National Literacy Competition sponsored by Phi Kappa Zeta Sorority and Gallaudet University Youth Programs by submitting their original work created in English or ASL in any of the following categories: Poetry, Storytelling, and Presentation. This year, six MSD high school students were recognized for seven winning entries!
Check out our students' work here.
HIGH SCHOOL ASL STORYTELLING
Watch ASL video here: https://youtu.be/oa9NEmtWgAA
Watch ASL video here: https://youtu.be/DWYaD_8F-OU
HIGH SCHOOL ASL POETRY
Watch ASL video here: https://youtu.be/0_Z82C8FqGQ
"Young Man with a Hood"
Watch ASL video here: https://youtu.be/NOgL94Djg7k
Watch ASL video here: https://youtu.be/3dLBXY4zUbU
HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH STORYTELLING
Read story here: http://bit.ly/2OMl7pI
HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH POETRY
Read poem here: http://bit.ly/2tSLFP1
About the National Literacy Competition
The purpose of the competition is to give deaf and hard of hearing students the opportunity to showcase their abilities, as well as instill pride and ownership in their work. The National Literacy Competition is open to ALL deaf and hard of hearing students in the 2nd through 12th grades from all schools/programs.
For more information on the National Literacy Competition: https://www.gallaudet.edu/youth-programs/national-literary-competition