AFB Migel Medal Awards
The AFB Migel Medal—the highest honor in the blindness field—was established in 1937 by the late M.C. Migel, the first chairperson of AFB, to honor professionals and volunteers whose dedication and achievements have improved the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired.
Call for Nominations for 2014 Migel Medals
Nominations for AFB's Migel Medals are due by Friday, October 4, 2013, and should be e-mailed to Scott Truax, Program Manager FamilyConnect at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominators should send a one-page description of the nominee and his/her accomplishments, or fill out our online nomination form at www.afb.org/MigelNomination. You must also submit two letters of recommendation with the nomination. Learn more about the criteria for nomination.
2013 Migel Medal Award Recipients
Kay Ferrell, Ph.D., professor of special education at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) in Greeley.
Jim Fruchterman, founder, president, and CEO of Benetech.
2012 Migel Medal Award Recipients
The 2012 Migel Medal Award recipients are Kathleen Mary Huebner, Ph.D. and George Kerscher, Ph.D. Read the full announcement for more information.
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