identify as international students
miles north of Boston and 5 miles south of Newburyport
varsity sports teams
campus bordered by the Parker River
Scholastic Art Awards in 2020
of students are on financial aid
financial aid awarded annually
student average class size
Scholastic Writing Awards in 2020
year average faculty tenure
states represented in our student body
Our communities make an impact on who we are. At Govs, our students help shape who we are as much as we shape them. We teach them how to be a part of a community, how to respect thoughtful leadership and lead others, and how to be a team player. How to work hard. How to play hard. Students teach us how to be better people, too. Today on Veterans Day, we’re honored to share the stories of two Govs graduates — one a current Govs parent — whose experiences here shaped their military careers.
Under normal circumstances, students return from March break rested and ready to work, but also ready to enjoy the many culminating events and celebrations of spring at Govs. But the spring of 2020 would test the resilience and resolve of our students in deeply existential ways. With campus closed to protect that health and safety of all due to COVID-19, students had to quickly transition to online learning and adjust to a world unlike anything any of us has ever seen before now.
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).