Winners Announced: 22nd Annual New England Regional Braille Challenge

A collage of screenshots of winners and participants in the 2022 virtual New England Regional Braille Challenge.

The 22nd Annual New England Regional Braille Challenge is officially a wrap! Congratulations to everyone who participated in the virtual New England Regional Braille Challenge on February 12, 2022. This competition, a national program of the Braille Institute, encourages blind and visually impaired children to hone their braille skills which are essential to success in the sighted world. Students completed their contests remotely in the first stage of the Braille Challenge, a nationwide competition which celebrates excellence in braille literacy. Only the top 50 students with the highest scores in the nation will qualify for the Braille Challenge Finals later this year.


We’re excited to announce our regional winners below:

  • Founders: Devin Fedorchuk
  • Apprentice: Zoey Powell
  • Freshman: Sean Plumer
  • Sophomore: Hannah Gevers
  • Junior Varsity: Darby Lalumiere
  • Varsity: Alan Quan


Congratulations to both our regional winners and all of the participants who competed. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who joined us in celebrating 22 years of loving braille at this year’s virtual New England Regional Braille Challenge!

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Perkins Talking Book Library Logo.
National Braille Press logo
Braille Institute Logo.
Bay State Council for the Blind logo
Northeast Chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired logo