The 104th Commencement Ceremony for the Classes of 2018 was held on May 18, 2018, just after the Senior Awards Ceremony, at the Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Auditorium on the FSDB campus. FSDB Board of Trustees Chair Christopher D. Wagner and FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett gave welcoming remarks …  


Marissa Droleski and Milliken Bartlett receive the St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club Award at the 2018 FSDB Senior Awards.

The FSDB 2018 Senior Awards Ceremony was held on May 18, 2018, at the Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Auditorium on the FSDB campus, just before the 104th Commencement Ceremony. FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett gave welcoming remarks and congratulated graduates on their achievements. An impressive roster of awards and …  


DEAFinite Action


It’s ironic that Connell Crooms, one of the city’s best-known activists, is less known for the activism with which he most identifies. While he’s known for taking on police violence, labor injustice and the larger community’s willful ignorance of the struggles of minority neighborhoods, it’s his deafness that he calls …  


FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett

Greetings from the FSDB President


Welcome back!  This summer is coming to a close and we at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) are all busy preparing to welcome new and returning students and their families for the start of the 2017-2018 school year. View ASL Translation of Greetings from the FSDB President. …  


FSDB Walter Blackmon bench pressing

When glaucoma stole Walter Blackmon’s eyesight at 5 years old, it also stole some of his dreams. That day, he was at his babysitter’s house, sitting at a table and drawing cartoons from the newspaper. Then he heard the woman’s chickens outside in the backyard. He ran over to watch them, …