The George Peabody Legacy Award is provided by our foundation as a way to recognize and honor the educators and philanthropists from within our community who have provided a lifetime of contribution to our educational system.

2019 George Peabody Legacy Award Nominations

We are currently seeking nominations of worthy candidates for our annual George Peabody Legacy Award. Please tell us why you are nominating this person for the George Peabody Legacy award on your application which can be found below. The Peabody Education Foundation (PEF) will make the final selections.  The recipients will be honored at our annual award ceremony in May.

Remember to include your name, address, and telephone number on all nominations in order that we may verify information or request a testimonial and/or pictures.

(Award may be posthumously)

Application Submission:

Applications may be submitted through our online application form, email or by printing out the application, filling it out and mailing it to:

Peabody Education Foundation, P.O. Box 233, Peabody, MA 01960

Please submit your application by March 24th, 2019

The nominated person must meet the following criteria:
Has had a lasting impact on Education
Effects change for the good of the people over a significant period of time

Is an active member in the Peabody Community

Tireless advocate for the betterment of Peabody students

Lives or works in Peabody

2017 Inductees

Lorraine Benoit, Sister Christine Gubisch, Elaine Marshall, June Kessel, Dr. Donna Costa

2016 Inductees

Jan Anderson, David McGeney, Gerald Hallinan, Janyce Harkins
Warren Waugh

2015 Inductees

Edward Sapienza, Phyllis Rantz, Hubert McVann, Maryellen Flynn, Camille Bartlett, Ellen Endslow

2014 Inductees

Margaret Murphy, Joseph O’Malley, Robert Cavanaugh, Andrew Metropolis, Carolyn McGray, Elaine Espindle

2013 Inductees

John E. Murtagh, John “Jack” Murtagh, Helen Apostolides, Frank Hardy, Tom Hosman, James Geanoulis

Peabody Education Foundation

The Peabody Education Foundation provides unique programs and advanced technology to thousands of students and teachers who might otherwise not enjoy such experiences due to budget constraints.