Sample Letter for FSDB Mobility Award

TO: Mobility Department
Florida School for the Deaf & Blind
207 North San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084-2799

FROM: (name of current Awards Committee Chair)
Florida Council of the Blind
(current year) Awards Committee Chair

SUBJECT: Request for Nominations for FCB's Annual Award for Mobility


This award is intended to honor a high school senior at the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind who has demonstrated the most improvement in orientation and mobility while at the school. Two qualified students should be nominated by the head of the mobility department. The FCB Awards Committee will make the final selection. The award consists of a plaque to be presented to the student at graduation. FCB shall pay the student's transportation expenses if the student chooses to attend FCB's Annual Convention.


This award is intended to honor the senior who has made the most improvement and succeeded in overcoming greater than usual barriers to effective mobility. The mobility department should consider such factors as multiple impairments, perseverance and attitude as well as excellence of orientation and mobility skills.

Award nominations may be produced in any of the following formats:

• emailed to the chair
• typed double-spaced, (or single-spaced if at 16-point or larger) and no longer than 2 pages
• brailed no longer than 5 pages

Nominations must be postmarked no later than the date determined by the committee and sent to the FCB Awards Chairperson.

(email and address for current chair)