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2021 Braille Challenge

Every year, each state host the Braille Challenge where students who are visually impaired or blind compete with each other across the state. Braille Challenge is the only academic competition of its kind for students who are visually impaired or blind. Any student who can read and write braille in grades 1-12 are eligible to participate. The winner gets to go to California in the summer to compete in the National Braille Challenge.  




Meet Louisiana Braille Challenge


Narjis Karimipour





2021 Winner

Apprentice 1 

1st place: Narjis Kaimipour

2nd Place: Andrew Faulk


Apprentice II 

1st Place: Oluwamayouwa Arogundade

2nd Place: Jacob LaBove

freshman I

1st Place: MacKenzie Rogers

2nd Place: Grosyn Garcia

3rd Place: Trey Bennett


freshman II

1st Place: Caitly LeBlanc


2nd Place: Honey Garcia

3rd Place: Kayleigh Horst


1st Place Jameyin Smith

2nd Place Augusta Passion

3rd Place Troy Mosby


Junior Varsity

1st Place: Alexis Funk

2nd Place: Brianna Frickey

3rd Place: Jordan Young


1st Place: Donavan Chasson

2nd Place: Lindsay Adair

3rd Place: Abby White

Meet the Past Winners


2020 & 2019 Winner


2018, 2016, & 2015 Winner


2017 Winner

2021 Talent Show

Missed the talent show? Do not worry, you can watch them by clicking  on the student:  

Prizes for Winners


Goody Bags

sponsored by Braille Institute


Tote Bag

Wrist band


Water Bottle

UNO Cards



 Permission Slip 

After filling out the permission slip, make sure to email it to Robin King

Permission Slip

Proctor Handbook

More information on proctoring the event.


Braille Institute

To get more information on the National Braille Challenge, visit the Braille Institute website.