The Massachusetts Association of Student Councils Henry Sullivan Advisor of the Year Program has been
established to recognize and call attention to the outstanding efforts of student council advisors. Henry
Sullivan was among the state’s leading student council advisors for over thirty years. His commitment to
excellence and his service to young people in his school and across the Commonwealth provide a shining
example for advisors to follow.
Member schools may nominate one advisor. The selection committee shall select one award recipient. The Henry Sullivan Award Recipient will be celebrated with a commemorative plaque at the annual State Banquet.
Nomination information and forms for the Henry Sullivan Advisor of the Year Award may be downloaded here.
The 2011 Henry Sullivan Advisor of the Year Award Winner was: Mr. Peter Parcellin - Taunton High School.
SUGGESTED NOMINATION CRITERIA
1. Local Advisorship: Successful candidates must have demonstrated their willingness to support student council activities with adequate time and energy, as well as have provided appropriate representation of their council’s activities to faculty and administration, and must be enthusiastic proponents of their council in the community.
2. Regional Association Involvement: Successful candidates have promoted participation by their council in their Regional Association. Their councils have demonstrated this commitment through regular attendance and active participation in Regional Activities.
3. State Association Involvement: Successful candidates have promoted participation in all MASC sponsored programs and activities. Their councils have demonstrated this commitment through regular attendance and active participation.
To nominate an advisor for the Henry Sullivan Award, the nomination form must be completed and two letters of recommendation supporting the nominee’s commitment to student council must also be submitted. These letters should be from:
1. Nominee’s school principal or administrator;
2. Nominee’s student council president or designee (another student council officer)
Previous Award Recipients
M. Ralph Noon
Hanover High School
Medway High School
Northbridge High School
Marshfield High School
Auburn High School
Amesbury High School
Foxborough High School
Tahanto Regional High School
Uxbridge High School
Quincy High School
Blackstone Valley Reg. Voc. Tech. High School
Dennis-Yarmouth Reg. High School
Oakmont Regional High School
Middleboro High School
West Boylston High School
Foxborough High School
Saugus High School
Winthrop High School
Worcester North High School
Taunton High School
Hopedale High School