Student’s design earns top prize at School for the Deaf

Summarized by Tess Conklin, staff writer

Stephanie Talavera, a senior at Lexington School for the Deaf in New York City, won an iPad 2 and got to call the borough president as well as a deaf actor for her winning design of the school’s new videophone booth. Her design featured symbols of the city, her school, and of ASL. A spokesperson for the school said that having Talavera call both a hearing and deaf person represented the school’s goal to bridge gaps between deaf and hearing communities.

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