“47″ Alumni Special Honor Award

1998
DLC-JHG

In appreciation for their untiring effort, perseverance and dedication service to JHS 47 School for the Deaf.

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2003
CarrieKearnsPrincipal Carrie W. Kearns (posthumously)

In appreciation for her dedication as Principal of P.S. 47 for 26 years.  (1910 – 1926.  During her reign, she was tireless in her efforts to have the city provide a new school building.  She succeeded, and the new school was built in 1926.  Miss Kerans encouraged the graduates of 1916 to meet and form an Alumni Association.

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2008
bobpennRobert H. Penn ‘58 (posthumously)

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2013
AviancePride1Aviance Pride

In appreciation for her extraordinary talent and energy in being a trailblazer for the parents in the PTA, and to the community as well.  She has also demonstrated excellent skills, enthusiasm, and eagerness to help others.

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