Latin + Greek + Perfect SAT Score = Winner of First-Ever GSN´s National Vocabulary Championship

National Vocabulary Champion, Robert Marsland, Discusses the Importance of Words and Studying during Cable in the Classroom Podcast

National Vocabulary Championship Finale Airs Sunday, April 15, 8 PM ET and PT

Washington, DC ? The winner of the National Vocabulary Championship, Robert Marsland, an 18-year-old senior at St. Ambrose Academy in Madison, Wisconsin, shared how he became interested in words, how his studies prepared him for the competition and some tips for students and teachers for getting involved next year, during a Kids. Cable. Learning. podcast.

The interview can be heard on Cable in the Classroom´s podcast channel:

During the finals in March, Marsland competed against 49 other students to be named the winner of the first-ever GSN´s National Vocabulary Championship. He won $40,000 towards his college education, and the title of National Vocabulary Champion.

GSN will air a one-hour special based on the 2007 National Vocabulary
Championship finale on Sunday, April 15, at 8 PM ET and PT.

More information about the contestants and the National Vocabulary Championship can be found at:

Cable in the Classroom (CIC), the cable industry´s education foundation, works to expand and enhance learning for children and youth. Created in 1989 to help schools take advantage of educational cable programming and technology, CIC has become a leading national advocate for media literacy education and for the use of technology and media for learning, as well as a valuable resource of educational cable content and services for policymakers, educators and industry leaders.

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