& Honors

ISD’s “Distinguished Alumnus” Award (1997)

1980: Golden Hands Award (NTID’s highest theater award) for excellence in performance.

1981: Irene Ryan Award (1981 Finalist—American College Theatre Festival Award). LINK

1982: Davis Scholarship Award (Outstanding Leadership Award at RIT). PLAQUE & LETTER

1983: Dr. Robert Frisina Scholar Award, highest award at RIT in Community Services “for bridging the communication gap between hearing and deaf students.” PHOTO & LETTERS

1983: Student Communication Center Certificate of Appreciation (“for outstanding and dedicated service to the SCC, 1981-1983”). PLAQUE

1983: Dedication in NTIDLife Yearbook “for the support he gave NTIDLife and the NTID community and its life.” YEARBOOK IMAGES

1983: American Film Institute, 1983 Student Video Competition: Second Place, Experimental category for Table.

1989: Certificate of Recognition, World Recreation Association of the Deaf (for “outstanding assistance to WRAD,” October 1989 issue of DEAF LIFE). CERTIFICATE

1990: Resolution of 104th Annual Convention of Pennsylvania Society for the Advancement of the Deaf (“congratulations and praise” for editorial leadership and excellence of DEAF LIFE). CERTIFICATE

1991: Humanitarian Award, (RIT) Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity’s Carnation Ball (May 1991).

1993: President’s Award, Lilac Chapter of American Sign Language Teachers Association (May 1993), “for his outstanding contribution and service to the organization,” by raising $6,000 at the ?Signs ‘R’ Us? conference. PROGRAM COVER & PLAQUE

1993: NTID Alumni Association’s first Outstanding Alumni Award (given at NTID’s 25th Anniversary Alumni Reunion, July 1993), “for valuable service on behalf of deaf citizens and for contributing to the betterment of the Deaf community and to NTID/RIT”). PLAQUE, PHOTO, & MEMENTOS

1993: Texas Deaf Caucus Award (October 1993), for helping to raise needed funds (approximately $8,000) through sales of For Hearing People Only. PLAQUE

1994: Gallaudet University Alumni Association’s Alice Cogswell Award “for valuable service on behalf of the Deaf Community.” Received at April 9 Charter Day banquet. AWARD & MEMENTOS

1995: Printing Week Award of Printing Excellence Gallery of Superb Printing, 2nd Place, for For Hearing People Only. Moore was Client, Art Director, and Production Specialist.

1996: NAD’s Literary Achievement Award for DEAF LIFE. PLAQUE

1996-97: Listed in the 26th (1997-98) edition of Marquis Who’s Who in the East, the 30th (1998-99) edition of Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, the 15th edition (1998) of Who’s Who in the World, the 52nd edition (1998) of Who’s Who in America, and the 1st edition (1998-99) of Who’s Who in the Media and Communications. Also listed in the 1998 edition of Strathmore’s Who’s Who and the 26th Edition of the Dictionary of International Biography (1998). PLAQUES

1997: Named one of Indiana School for the Deaf’s Distinguished Alumni of the Modern Era by Indiana School for the Deaf Alumni Association. (April 17.) PLAQUE, PROGRAM, & LETTER

1997: Star Plaque, Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf, a token of thanks for Moore’s assistance with the 15th Biennial Conference, July 6. PLAQUE

1998: Georgianna Elliott Award “in recognition of contributions toward equality, equal opportunities, and accessibility for Deaf people.” Received at Dallas Deaf Celebration ’98, September 15. PLAQUE & PROGRAM

Certificate of Appreciation from WRAD, “in appreciation of service for continued support of WRAD,” December 3. LETTER & CERTIFICATE

1998: Plaque of recognition from the Austin Deaf Caucus for Moore’s “decade of service to the Deaf Community with DEAF LIFEmagazine/press/multimedia,” December 15. PLAQUE

2000: ASLTA’s Sponsor Excellence Recognition Award, for MSM Productions’ “support and service to ASLTA and its chapters.” PLAQUE

2005: Received an honorary ASLTA membership at Awards Banquet, ASLTA’s Third National Professional Development Conference, Las Vegas, November 7.

2012: Matthew S. Moore Auditorium Dedication Ceremony, November 10.

2022: Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CESAD)’s Edward Allen Fay Award “in appreciation of your dedication to literacy and media. Your contribution to deaf education and our community are significant and appreciated.”