26th Quarter Century Award for 2016
The Westwood Historical Society proudly presented the Quarter Century Award to Tony Antonellis on April 7, 2016 at the Fisher School. Tony has served the citizens of Westwood for many years. He was Selectman for 12 years. Town Moderator, and currently serves as Sewer Commissioner. Earlier he served on the Historical Commission and Board of Directors of Open, Westwood Land Trust, Pop Warner, Little League and more. A graduate of Westwood High School and Wesleyan University, he has contributed his time and talent to Westwood for many years.
The Historical Society’s award is presented each year to a person or couple who have made an outstanding contribution to the community for more than 25 years, making Westwood a better place to live. The contribution could be in any field such as education, religion, arts, civic, or social service.
Previous recipients of the honorary tribute are (chronologically beginning in 1990): Yetta and Alexander Fisher, Barbara and Allan Beale, Donald MacLellan, Allen Baker, Richard Youlden, Ellie and Roy London, Lillian Perkins, Robert Wood, Gordon Youlden, Tom Dunn, Joseph Weider, Emlen and Jim Wheeler, Duncan and Ellen McFarland, Shirley Howard, Joe & Joy Clancy and Irene and Ralph Buonopane, Barbara Friedman, Mike Beaumont, Joan Swann, Lura Provost, Russ and Marilyn Downs, Ann and Jerry Cronin, Terrence Earls, Joan Murphy, Sam and Barbara Hayes.
If you would like to nominate someone or a couple, please write a brief letter outlining how the nominee has contributed to the Westwood community and mail it to the Westwood Historical Society, 830 High Street, P.O. Box 2575, Westwood MA 02090.