Description New York Restaurant School graduation medal belonging to Jerome O. Nedd. The medal depicts the school emblem with text: "NEW YORK RESTAURANT SCHOOL | COLLEGE." The medal is attached to a black ribbon and is slightly discolored.
Historical Notes Jerome Nedd came to the United States as a child from Trinidad and Tobago. He lived in Brooklyn with his wife, Roxanne, and their two sons. He also had a third son. After graduating from the New York Restaurant School, Jerome found a post at Windows on the World and soon became a cook at the restaurant’s bar. On September 11, Jerome was at work on the 107th floor of the North Tower. He was 39 years old.