Alumni Awards

Note: Every time we hold an Anniversary celebration of the school, we bestow five types of Alumni award to five individual based on THIS nomination form submitted to us.  For the 105th Anniversary, April 15, 2013 was the cutoff date for this form.  The award categories and criteria for each are as follows:

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“47” Hall of Fame Award

A Deaf person who graduated from PS 47/JHS 47 and has shown extraordinary leadership within the Deaf community.

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Humanitarian Award

a Deaf person, who has been an exemplary Deaf model, is full of energy and enthusiasm, shows concern for the welfare of the Deaf community, and does not have a college degree.

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Man of the Year Award

A Deaf or Hard of Hearing man who has devoted time to working closely with the Deaf community.

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Woman of the Year Award

 A Deaf or Hard of Hearing woman who has devoted time to working closely with the Deaf community.

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Young Alumni Achievement Award

A graduate of JHS 47 within the past 15 years who has achieved extraordinary accomplishments in higher education and/or in the professional field.

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