Sister of Charity of Nazareth Mary Angela Shaughnessy received the Trinity Peace Medal from Trinity High School during the school’s commencement ceremony on May 17.
“The award recognizes a deserving individual for efforts that promote peacemaking, justice-building and service to others,” said a news release from the school.
Sister Shaughnessy has been researching and writing about Catholic school law since the late 1980s and has published more than 30 books on the topic. She is the founder and executive director of the Education Law Institute and currently teaches at St. Catharine College in Springfield, Ky.
The Honor Alumnus Award was presented to John King Sr., who graduated from Trinity in 1980.
“The award is presented to a Trinity graduate who is committed to living his life based on Gospel values; is a recognized leader in his community and/or chosen career; and who values his Trinity education and remains loyal to his alma mater,” said the release.
King is a member of the Trinity football radio crew, volunteers for Trinity’s annual open house and serves as the master of ceremonies for Trinity’s annual fundraising dinner. He is vice president of asset management at King Southern Bank.