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    2009 Winning Essay by Margo Balboni

    Margo Balboni, a junior at Rockport High School in Rockport, Massachusetts, won the national 2009 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for High School Students™. Balboni was honored by Caroline Kennedy during the May 18, 2009 Profile in Courage Award ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston for her prize...

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    Patricia Kennedy Lawford

    Patricia Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on May 6, 1924, the sixth child and fourth daughter of Rose and Joseph Kennedy. Patricia attended the Roehampton Sacred Heart Convent School, a boarding school on the outskirts of London, while her father was Ambassador to Great Britain. She was a good student, especially in mathematics. In 1927...

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    National Student/Parent Mock Election

    The JFK Library is the host site for the National Student/Parent Mock Election (NSPME) for Massachusetts. This voter education program is held every two years to actively engage students in grades K-12 in state and national campaigns, and emphasize the importance of voting and the power of their ballots.

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    Robert F. Kennedy

    Robert Francis Kennedy was born on November 20, 1925, in Brookline, Massachusetts, the seventh child in the closely knit and competitive family of Rose and Joseph P. Kennedy. "I was the seventh of nine children," he later recalled, "and when you come from that far down you have to struggle to survive." He attended Milton Academy and, after wartime ...

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    Dan Fenn Awardees ('87-'01)

    Former Recipients of Dan Fenn Award The Dan Fenn Award for Political Leadership was established by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in 1987 to honor a Massachusetts elected official aged 35 years or younger who demonstrated outstanding and effective political leadership in addressing or resolving a public polic...

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    Joseph P. Kennedy

    Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on September 6, 1888, Joseph Patrick Kennedy was the son of Mary Hickey and Patrick Joseph Kennedy, an important figure in the Irish community of Boston. Familiarly known as "P.J.", Patrick J. Kennedy had risen from common laborer to highly successful businessman, and was eventually instrumental in the organization...

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    Senator Kennedy Receives 2009 Profile in Courage Award

    First Lady Michelle Obama, Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, and Victoria Reggie Kennedy congratulate Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts as he waves to crowd and acknowledges his receipt of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on March 8, 2009 at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC.

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    Corkin Cherubini (1996)

    The 1996 Profile in Courage Award was presented to Calhoun County, Georgia School Superintendent, Corkin F. Cherubini, Ed.D. for his courage in dismantling long-standing academic tracking practices that he believed amounted to educational apartheid. In 1992, Mr. Cherubini, who taught junior and senior English literature for 22 years in Calhoun Coun...

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    Giovanna Negretti 2008

    Giovanna Negretti, 37, is the co-founder and executive director of Oiste?, established in 1999 to provide Massachusetts Latinos with the tools and training to enter public service. The organization was founded in response to concern about the underrepresentation of Latinos in public decision making roles. While its original goal was to provide non-...

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