Names of outstanding individuals are being sought for several key awards. If you know of anyone you think is deserving of one of the following awards, please nominate him or her:
The GUAA Outstanding Young Alumnus Award is presented to an alumnus or alumna who has left the University within the past 15 years and who has worked to bring favorable recognition to Gallaudet University.
The GUAA Pauline "Polly" Peikoff Service to Others Award is presented to a hearing or deaf individual from within the deaf community who has contributed beyond normal expectations of his or her time in service to others.
The LCCF Laurent Clerc Award is presented to a deaf person for his or her outstanding contributions to society.
The LCCF Alice Cogswell Award is presented to a person for valuable service on behalf of deaf citizens.
The LCCF Edward Miner Gallaudet Award is presented to a deaf or hearing leader anywhere in the world who is working to promote the well-being of deaf people.
The LCCF Amos Kendall Award is presented to a deaf person in recognition of his or her notable excellence in a professional field not related to deafness.
Listings of past award recipients who were recognized for their service and contributions can be found on the Charter Day website.
To submit a nomination, please provide the name of the award, the name of the nominee, and his or her mailing address, email address, and VP/TTY/voice numbers. Also mention the nominee's position/title and explain why you feel this person is deserving of the particular award. Send the nomination and supporting materials for each person nominated to GUAA, Peikoff Alumni House, Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002, no later than the October 1, 2012 postmarked date for the 2013 awards.
Posted: 21 Sep 2012