WEST NEWBURY — The Pentucket Education Foundation presented its annual Trailblazer Awards via a virtual ceremony April 29.
The event was dedicated in memory of the late Bill Buell, former longtime educator in the district, School Committee member and Pentucket Education Foundation member.
The awards recognize one instructor from each school in the Pentucket Regional School District for their passion, innovation and commitment to education. Nominations come from parents, students, colleagues and other members of the Pentucket community.
This year’s winners include Kerri MacLennan, music teacher at the high school; James Carlson, assistant principal at the middle school; Martine Isabel, third grade teacher at Dr. John C. Page Elementary School in West Newbury; Amy Lopota, fourth grade teacher at Dr. Elmer S. Bagnall Elementary School in Groveland; and Molly McDonough, an educator