Kale Barker places 2nd in Braille Challenge at MSU

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 9:37 pm | Buffalo Reflex – Buffalo, Missouri

Kale Barker of D.A. Mallory Elementary School recently placed second in his age group in the Braille Challenge contest at Missouri State University in Springfield.

This year is the 15th anniversary of the National Braille Challenge.
The Braille Challenge will be at 46 sites this year and will be proctored by up to 80 teachers of visually impaired students from throughout the United States.

It was the seventh annual challenge for Springfield. The Braille Challenge categories include reading comprehension, braille speed and accuracy, proofreading, spelling, and reading tactile charts and graphs. The top-scoring 60 contestants nationally will be invited to Los Angeles in June for a final round.