The Gallaudet University Alumni Association and its Clerc Cultural Committee will honor six individuals during their annual Charter Day Awards Reception on Saturday, April 15 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Peikoff Alumni House (“Ole Jim”). Guthrie Nutter, G-’15, will be emcee.

This year’s awardees are:

Gallaudet University Alumni Association Awards

GUAA Advocacy and Social Justice Award in honor of Gertrude Scott Galloway, ’51, PhD ’93 & H-’02

Dr. Carolyn C. McCaskill, ’77, G-’79 & PhD ’05

GUAA Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

Jacob D. Leffler, ’10 & G-’15

GUAA Service to Others Award in honor of Pauline “Polly” Peikoff, E-’36

Marcia A. Zisman, ’80

Clerc Cultural Committee Awards

Clerc Cultural Committee Award in Advocacy

Dr. Nancy Hlibok Amann, ’93 & G-’96

Clerc Cultural Committee Award in Advocacy

Freida Morrison

Clerc Cultural Committee Award in Art

Christine Sun Kim

Tickets to the awards reception are $75; proceeds will go to the GUAA Laurent Clerc Cultural Fund, which provides grants for arts and cultural projects. Please register by April 7.

The awards ceremony will be livestreamed beginning at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. 
For more information, please visit To request accommodations, contact the Office of Alumni Relations.

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