GSC Staff Awards Annually, during the spring, the Gallaudet Staff Council (GSC) holds its GSC staff awards where they recognize qualified Gallaudet staff members who exhibit exemplary performance, as well as go above and beyond for students, departments, peers, and/or the Gallaudet community. The four categories for the 2017-2018 academic year are as follows: Gallaudet Citizens Staff AwardTrue Buff and Blue Staff AwardBison Sage Staff AwardGallaudet Lifetime Achievement Staff Award The 2016-2017 academic year winners were: Tammy Kinsler, Sam Atkinson, Kojo Amissah, and Lynda Carter. The GSC will be accepting nominations for each category starting January 2, 2018. All nominations may come from supervisors, faculty, staff, and students. Note that when nominating someone, please choose one category. All nominations will close on March 9, 2018, at 5 p.m. Winners will be announced at the Gallaudet Staff Council of Representatives meeting on March 22, 2018.To nominate a staff member or to reach out with for questions or concerns, please email the GSC Awards Committee at Contact. For more information in regards to nomination requirements, award criterias, and category prizes, please go to: https://my.gallaudet.edu/gallaudet-staff-council-gsc/staff-awards.