FSDB volunteers help landscape the Cultural Arts Center.

The St. Johns Cultural Council transformed the front area at the Cultural Arts Center in St. Augustine Beach to an inviting courtyard with the help of council volunteers and volunteers from the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. The bold initiative of the “Courtyard Beautification Project” was led …  


FSDB blind students savannah and Addison at the 2018 National Braille Challenge.

Congratulations to Savannah Lindberg of St. Augustine who placed third in the nation for the Sophomore group during the 2018 Braille Challenge Finals!  She and Addison Burgess of Orlando were among 50 blind and visually impaired students from across the country. Both girls traveled to Los Angeles, CA with their …  


Alex Trebek and Justin Cosgrove

Justin Cosgrove Featured On Jeopardy!


The Jeopardy! game show on June 21, 2018, featured FSDB Blind High School Assistant Principal Justin Cosgrove. He was one of three contestants, taking second place. “Being on Jeopardy fulfilled a lifelong dream. I am really grateful for the support from my family, friends, and everyone here at FSDB. I …  



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 …  


Walter C. Blackmon dressed in suit and tie.

Distinguished author, poet, and motivational speaker Walter C. Blackmon of Tallahassee will provide remarks as guest speaker during the 104th Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) Commencement Ceremony, sharing words of inspiration with 2018 graduates from across the state of Florida as they embark on the next chapter of …