Honoring Secretary John Kerry
Sunday, October 15, 2017 – 6PM
As a decorated combat veteran, Assistant District Attorney, Lieutenant Governor, five-term United States Senator and Secretary of State, John Kerry served the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States with distinction. Throughout his career, his moral convictions, belief in American values, and unique approach to diplomacy has guided his long path of leadership. At every level of government, he has exemplified the true intent of public service.
In recognition of his distinguished career and achievements, the Board of Directors is proud to confer the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Public Service upon the Honorable John Kerry. Serving together with Edward M. Kennedy as Senators representing Massachusetts, their bond and friendship worked for the benefit and public good of all citizens of the Commonwealth. With a career that exemplifies the mission of the EMK Institute, it is fitting that John Kerry is the first recipient of this distinguished honor.