VSDAA Hall of Fame Criteria

The purpose of the VSDAA Hall of Fame is to enshrine the names of outstanding Virginia School for the Deaf Alumni and non-alumni (administrators, athletic coaches, dormitory staff and academic/vocational teachers) who have made exceptional contributions or provided outstanding services in the area of the Arts, Community Service, Education or Sports (ACES).

 

Persons who are nominated must be a former student or graduate of the Virginia School for the Deaf (VSD) and who have been employed at the Virginia School for the Deaf (VSD) as administrators, athletic coaches, dormitory staff and academic/vocational teachers) for at least 10 years and they must have graduated or retired 10 years or more years ago. Nominees shall be considered on the basis of ACES categories and related outstanding performance, achievement, leadership, sportsmanship, good character and integrity.

 

Persons recognized for their accomplishments in the categories noted below (or related categories) may be considered for induction into the Hall of Fame.

ARTS
COMMUNITY SERVICE EDUCATION                  SPORTS
Artist/Painter Organization Leader
(local/State/National)
Administrator Athlete
ASL Singer Teacher Athletic Director
Actor/Actress Civic Leader/Attorney Dormitory Teacher Head Coach
Entertainer Entrepreneur Author Assistant Coach
Performer Professional Consultant Counselor Student Manager
Choreographer Political Leader Boys/Girls Scout leader Sport Editor/ Reporter
Musician Volunteer Leader Leader
(Local/State/ National)
Director/Producer Contributor College Professor
Dancer Historian
Author/Playwrights   Office/Board Member
Poet Author/Writer/Editor
Photographers Religious Leaders