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Award Nomination Form
Contact information for person submitting the nomination (will be notified if nominee is chosen):
Exceptional Meritorious Service Award: This award recognizes an individual whose service and contributions to people with DS and their families have had local, state, and national significance.
Employer of the Year Award: This award recognizes an employer for efforts in creating employment opportunities for people with DS.
Christian Pueschel Memorial Citizen Award: This award recognizes an individual with DS whose achievements, service, and contributions have enhanced the value and dignity of people with DS and their families.
Sig Pueschel Service Award: This award recognizes an individual or organization for outstanding contributions to the NDSC.
National Parent Group Award: This award recognizes an affiliate parent group of the NDSC, which has performed outstanding service on behalf of people with DS and their families. Parent groups will be judged on advocacy services, relationship to the NDSC, support to families, fundraising activities and local and regional programs and services.
Pueschel/Tjossem Research Award: This award recognizes research, which has contributed to greater knowledge and understanding of DS and has improved the lives of people with DS or their families.
National Media Award (television, film, print, online): This award honors outstanding national media efforts, which create a better understanding of DS and people with DS. The award recognizes programs on television, documentaries, feature films, national publications, serials, syndicated columns, and social media. National Media Awards may be presented for the categories of film, print, and online. The media efforts must have been broadcast or published within the last calendar year.
Education Award: This award recognizes outstanding performance on behalf of students with DS. Nominees will be judged by their demonstrated leadership and innovation in creating or advancing best educational practices for students with DS.
Nominee name (individual or organization)
Nominee City & State
Please provide a description of outstanding achievement
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