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January 30, 2006

Writing contest for students with hearing loss

From: Elmira Star-Gazette - Elmira,NY,USA - Jan 30, 2006

Students in tenth- and eleventh grade with hearing loss may participate in The SpiRIT Writing Contest, recently announced by Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the Deaf.

Tenth graders can win a scholarship to Explore Your Future, a summer career exploration program for deaf or hard-of-hearing high school students at the institute. Eleventh graders can win a two-day visit including room and board with a parent to the institute, plus a $500 stipend that can be applied to travel expenses or used at the RIT bookstore.

For complete contest guidelines and entry information, visit The deadline is Feb. 15.

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