We are seeking the names of deserving individuals for several key awards. If you know anyone who you think is deserving of one of the following awards, please nominate them.
The GUAA Outstanding Young Alumnus Award is presented to an alumnus or alumna who has left the Univesity 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 contrtributed, beyond normal expectations, 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 from any place in the world who is working to promote the well-being of deaf people worldwide.
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.
On the Gallaudet Alumni Web site, we have listings of past award recipients who had received recognition for their services and contributions. A copy of the award nomination form can be obtained from the same site.
If you know of an individual or individuals from your local deaf community or elsewhere that you feel should be recognized for his or her service or accomplishments, please submit a nomination. Provide the name of the award, the name of the nominee, and his or her address, e-mail 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, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Gallaudet University, Peikoff Alumni House, Washington, DC 20002, no later than the October 1, 2006 postmarked date for 2007 Awards.
Posted: 8 Sep 2006