Update the Board of Directors

2012-2014 Board of Directors

David J. Nelson ’78

Vice President


Mel Goodall ’84

Senette Jenkins ’85

Robert McMahon ’70

Committee/Ad Hoc

Web Coordinator
Senette Jenkins

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2014 Alumni Weekend Up Date

September 19-20, 2014 Alumni weekend has been postpone.  The football game with MSSD has been canceled.  We will post further information of when the Alumni weekend will take place soon.  Please check back with us.

Thank you.

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2013 FSDB Alumni Weekend

2013 FSDB Alumni Weekend

Click here for Updated Alumni Weekend Schedule

Click here for Alumni Weekend Information

Read here to buy 100 Years of Dragons Football Commemorative T-Shirt


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Distinguished Leaders To Address Graduates At 2013 FSDB Commencement Ceremony

Distinguished Leaders To Address Graduates At
2013 FSDB Commencement Ceremony

May 29, 2013 (Corrected May 30. 2013)

Contact: Nancy Bloch, Executive Director
FSDB Communications & Public Relations
Main:  904-827-2383

Distinguished Leaders To Address Graduates At
2013 FSDB Commencement Ceremony

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – Two distinguished leaders will address graduating seniors during the 99th Commencement Ceremony at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) at 4 pm on May 31, 2013 in Kirk Auditorium.

Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz, President of Gallaudet University and Carl R. Augusto, President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Foundation for the Blind are expected to share words of encouragement to seniors from across the state of Florida as they embark on the next chapter of their lives. Click here to learn more about both gentlemen and their accomplishments.

Special honors will be bestowed upon valedictorian Sabina Ademovic and salutatorian Sarah Kimbley (Deaf Department) as well as valedictorian Sarah Harris and salutatorian Hilary Reed (Blind Department). Both valedictorians will address their respective graduating classes, which total 84 seniors.  In addition, two FSDB Career Education and Transition high school students graduated on May 28, 2013 from First Coast Technical College.

Pam Stewart, Chancellor of Public Schools for Florida Department of Education, Representative Dennis Baxley from Ocala and other dignitaries will be on hand for the Commencement Ceremony, which will include remarks by Christopher D. Wagner, Chair of the FSDB Board of Trustees and Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett, FSDB President. The FSDB Board of Trustees will hold their regular meeting at 9 am on May 31, 2013 in Moore Hall CLD; the public is invited to attend.

The FSDB Senior Awards Ceremony will follow at 1 pm in Kirk Auditorium, followed by the Commencement Ceremony at 4 pm. The renowned FSDB Dance Troupe gives their final performance the day before, at 7 pm on May 30, 2013.  All three events will be held in Kirk Auditorium, live streamed (www.livestream.com/fsdb) and open to the public.

Interested persons wishing to attend public events at FSDB must first go to Campus Police at the Genoply Street entrance to receive their visitor pass.

About FSDB: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) is a state public school and outreach center available tuition-free to eligible pre-K and K-12 deaf/hard of hearing and blind/visually impaired students. Comprehensive educational services at FSDB are individualized, specific to the unique communication and accessibility needs of each student for independence and lifelong success. To visit the school or to enroll your child, contact 1-800-344-3732.


Source: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

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Class Reunion Events

Class Reunion is a special time for FSD alumni to meet on or around an anniversary of their graduation.  They will reminisce about their old school days, like their school pranks, and bring each other on what has happened to each of them since they went their separate ways. If you wish us to post your class reunion plans, contact us at fsdaa.events (at) fsdaa (dot) org. For further information on class reunion events, click here.

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FSDB President L. Daniel Hutto Retires in 2012

FSDAA Announcement:
FSDB President L. Daniel Hutto Retires in 2012

St Augustine, FL – October 28, 2010 – FSDAA want to express “thank you” to President Hutto for opening the campus to former FSDB students and graduates last weekend.

This past weekend marked the celebration of FSDB’s 125th Anniversary; one of the few largest turned out in FSDB and FSDAA’s  history.  FSDAA also wants to thank President Hutto for his attendance to our events, especially seeing his former students. Many alumni were pleased to see him again.

“I only met him few months ago and found him very pleasant to work with.  I’m having a mixed feeling about him retiring because of our great rapports and knowing that he is well deserved to enjoy his retirement.  I hope he will continue to work with FSDB and FSDAA when needed,” said FSDAA President David Nelson.

On behalf of FSDAA, we wish President Hutto and his wife, Mary Ann the best in their retirement.  In addition, FSDAA want to thank him for his long career in deaf education =
for the span of 40 years.

To read further details of President Hutto’s retiring in 2012 from St Augustine Records, click here. (This article was printed in the St Augustine Record on Thursday, October 28, 2010.)


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Dr Jeanne Glidden Prickett Selected As New FSDB President

Dr Jeanne Glidden Prickett, New FSDB President

Dr Jeanne Glidden Prickett, New FSDB President

Dr Jeanne Glidden Prickett was selected by the Board of Trustees as new FSDB President last Friday, November 4.  She will succeed L. Daniel Hutto as the school’s interim president.  Hutto is set to retire on April 30, 2012.

To learn more about Prickett, check out:
FSDB Press Release – 11/4/11
The St Augustine Record – 11/5/11


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News of Interest

City, FSDB Impasse Causes Friction – 01/09/12

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Press Releases

Board of Trustees Named New FSDB President – 11/04/11

FSDB on Alert for Wild Raccoon, Safety Precautions Implemented – 11/02/11

Board of Trustees to Conduct Interviews, Select New President - 10/25/11

Bison Earn First-Ever NEAC Men’s Soccer Student – Athlete of the Week Award With Karlis Intsons’ Honor – 10/24/11

Update on FSDB Candidates to Run for FSDB President – 10/06/11

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