Congratulations to Gallaudet Board of Trustees member Darian Burwell Gambrell, ’97 & G-’04, on receiving the National Association of the Deaf Distinguished Service Award during the 58th biennial NAD conference in Orlando, Florida last month. This award is presented in memory of Frederick C. Schreiber, ’42, the first executive director of NAD who served from 1966 to 1978, and in recognition of an individual NAD member who has provided a lifetime of volunteer service of lasting benefit to the deaf community and has established a model of behavior for young deaf people to emulate.

Several other members of the Gallaudet community received awards during the conference, including:

Andrew J. Foster Memorial Award
Dr. Onudeah Nicolarakis, ’04 & G-’06, Assistant Professor, Education

Dr. Gertrude “Gertie” Scott Galloway Leadership Award

Brianne Burger, G-’06

Dr. Nathie  Lee Marbury Bridging Communities Award

Lee Ann Tang, G-’21

Frederick C. Schreiber Volunteerism Award

Alfred Sonnenstrahl, E-’87

Spirit of the NAD Award

Dr. Scot Pott, ’88 (posthumously)

Knights of the Flying Fingers Award

Cookie J. Brand, ’02 & G-’07

Teddy Dorsette III, University Communications

Nicholas Lalanne, ’00 & G-’16

Alfred Sonnenstrahl, E-’87

Alan Wilding, ’00

Media Awareness Award

Arlene “Lele” Ngalle-Paryani, ’17

NAD Interpreting Award

Hayley Broadway, E-’05

John Lee Clark, E-’01

Jason Herbers, ’96

Najma Johnson, ’12 & G-’14, Director, Multicultural Student Programs

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