Needham High School Distinguished Career Awards


Please Join Us Each
October, As We Celebrate
Graduates Who Have Made
A Difference In The World

Winners of the George A. Dennett


Distinguished Career Award


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Brad McNamara
Class of 1998

CEO and Founder of Morrissey Market

Brad McNamara is an entrepreneur and executive who self-describes as obsessed with the complex systems of the world in food, distribution and technology and has built his career around it. Brad is currently the Founder and CEO of Morrissey Market, an online grocery store delivering pantry staples, the freshest produce, premium dairy and eggs, sustainably sourced meats, fresh seafood and local goods, to busy families in Greater Boston.

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Kristin Prinn, MSW, LCSW
Class of 2000

Founder and Executive Director of LUCY Outreach

Kristin Prinn, MSW, LCSW, has been a leader in the South Jersey nonprofit circuit for over fifteen years. Prinn is the Founder and Executive Director of LUCY Outreach, a youth development center, serving 500 youth and young adults, and their families, in Camden, NJ.  Prinn’s goal is to expand services exponentially, and serve 1000+ youth and families annually by 2025. Both Kristin and LUCY have won numerous awards for their leadership and service.

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Philip Murphy
Class of 1975

Governor of New jersey

Philip Murphy has served as the Governor of New Jersey since January 2018. He is the first Democratic governor to serve a second term in 44 years. Governor Murphy currently serves as Vice-Chair of the National Governors Association and he was Chairman of the Democratic Governors Association in 2020. Among his many accomplishments, Governor Murphy was named one of four honorees of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award.


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