Microbreweries—over the course of the last decade, they’ve become nearly as ubiquitous in New England as lighthouses, white steepled churches, and leafy town squares. And as is so often the case, Governor’s alumni are in the thick of things.
In September, Governor’s Director of Admission Mike Kinnealey received the prestigious Everett E. Gourley Award for excellence in enrollment management at the 2020 Enrollment Management Association (EMA) Annual Conference.
For David Oxton, award-winning photographer and beloved Govs teacher, it’s not just about the trains in Trackside, his latest project recently profiled in Marblehead Magazine. “The thing I’m interested in is celebrating these people,” says Oxton.
The Alumnus/a of the Year award is presented annually to a graduate who has been steadfast in his or her loyalty to the school, and has shown an unwavering commitment to the place that meant so much to them. The inscription on the award reads: For Loyalty, Dedication, and Service to The Governor’s Academy.
Erin Hanlon ‘20 was awarded this year’s Marr Scholarship, which recognizes an outstanding graduating scholar athlete and community leader. The Marr Scholarship centers around academic achievement, citizenship, three-season sports team participation, and plans to matriculate in a four-year college or university in the fall of 2020.
August 18, 2020 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the amendment that gave white women in the United States the right to vote. (Black women would not have the right to vote until 1965).