Jack and Eileen Connors Award Reception

Named in honor of Jack and Eileen Connors for their leadership in establishing Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy, a 1,100-student urban Catholic elementary school in Dorchester.

2019 Recipients:

Sister Gail Donahue, CSJ (Educational Leadership)
Diane Neison (Volunteerism)
Barbara O’Brien (Scholarship Sponsor)

Past Recipients:

2010 (inaugural):     Jack and Eileen Connors
2011:                       Carolyn and Peter Lynch/The Lynch Foundation
2012:                       John and Cyndy Fish
2018:                       Kathleen and Kevin Driscoll

This elite honor is periodically awarded by the Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy Trustees to recognize outstanding service to the Academy, specifically in the areas of leadership, administration, volunteerism, faith formation, fundraising, or teaching. The award is given to those who have made extraordinary personal or professional commitments to the Academy, and who personify its values.

RECEPTION CHAIRS

Mary and David Pendergast

HONORARY COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Mickey and Bob Atchinson
Eileen and Jack Connors, Jr.
James W. Donahue
Kathleen and Kevin Driscoll
Reverend William P. Joy
Sister Ellen Powers, CSJ

RECEPTION COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Kathleen Tuohy Aldridge
Kate Brandley
Kathy Connelly
Tina and Charles Grant
Annmarie and Bill Kennedy
Anne Williams and Kevin Mohan
Mary Flynn Myers
Claire Barton Sheridan

2019 Connors Award Reception

May 29, 2019 – UMass Club

Check out photos from this year’s event honoring
Sister Gail Donahue, CSJ (Educational Leadership)
Diane Neison (Volunteerism)
Barbara O’Brien (Scholarship Sponsor)

See photos here