Pinnacle Awards

Through the Pinnacle Award, Pope John XXIII High School salutes extraordinary leaders who are pioneers, champions, and visionaries. This award pays tribute to individuals who have turned Pinnacle2014 003challenges into possibilities and imagination into accomplishments. They strengthen our communities, support our educational institutions, and open doors for future generations. They march unwaveringly through the storms, knowing that they can make a difference. And they do. They stand against tremendous odds for all of us, protecting the hopes and ambitions of all who will be tomorrow’s leaders.

2016 Sponsors & Donors

Sr. Margaret (Peggy) Reavy, CSJ Service to School Award
The Sr. Peggy Reavy Award is awarded to the individual who has demonstrated varied outstanding service over a period of time to Pope John XXIII High School.

Arthur Cherry ’71 Award for Professional Excellence
The Arthur Cherry Award for Professional Excellence is awarded to an individual in a PJ reunion year for his/her long term commitment to Pope John in time, talent or treasure, and in recognition of professional excellence and outstanding service to community, state, and/or nation.  This year, nominees in classes ending in 1 or 6 will be considered.

William (Bill) Perkins Award for Athletic Achievement
The William Perkins Award for Athletic Achievement honors a member of the Pope John community for outstanding achievements on the playing field and/or for service, dedication, and commitment to athletics and athletic programs

Sr. Myrna Hart, CSJ Award for Excellence in Education
The Sr. Myrna Hart Excellence in Education Award is presented to that teacher who demonstrates superior teaching, enriches the classroom with knowledge and experience, and approaches his/her duties with a passion and commitment for the students.  Further, this teacher demonstrates the ability to live the mission of Pope John XXIII High School through classroom innovation and personal example.

Click to submit a nomination for the 2017 Pinnacle Awards

Save the Date
Thursday, April 27, 2017

Spinelli’s of Lynnfield on Route 1 South
6 pm   Cocktail Reception
6:45 pm   Dinner followed by Awards program

For sponsorship and more information please contact Kelleyrobin Mulvihill,
Director of Advancement at