Will East Boston High win an EdVestors “School on the Move Prize”?


EdVestors to Make “Surprise” LIVE Announcement of Prestigious $100,000 School on the Move Prize to One Boston Public School. Could it be East Boston High School?

Three finalists – all high schools this year – will be recognized for outstanding progress

What: EdVestors, a non-profit school improvement organization, will award one Boston public school the $100,000 18th Annual School on the Move Prize. 

The prize winner is a closely guarded secret until the announcement is made and the award is presented LIVE.

The event will take place from 8:00-10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 8th, at the Westin Copley Place, Boston. 

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper will speak and present awards to the three finalist schools for 2023.

The three finalists – Boston Green Academy (Brighton), East Boston High School (East Boston), and Fenway High School (Mission Hill) – will be honored for their successful efforts at enhancing learning environments where every student can excel. One of these schools will be awarded $100,000, and the other two finalists will each be awarded $10,000 to further school improvement. 

Emmy Award-winning journalist and anchor Rhondella Richardson from WCVB will serve as emcee for the prize ceremony. 

Who: Boston Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper

Marinell Rousmaniere, President & CEO, EdVestors

Rhondella Richardson, WCVB Channel 5 (emcee)

Principals of the three finalist schools

Business, civic, and philanthropic leaders

School leaders, teachers, and students

When: Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

8:00am to 10:00 am ET

Where: The Westin Copley Place, Boston

10 Huntington Ave

Boston, MA 02116 

Attendees must register for the event on the Eventbrite website.

For more information regarding School on the Move, and to watch a video about last year’s winner, Gardner Pilot Academy, located in Allston, please visit the EdVestors website.

About EdVestors

EdVestors is a school improvement organization that combines strategic grantmaking, content expertise, and collaborative implementation to drive system-level impact in Boston schools. Since 2002, EdVestors has raised and invested more than $42 million in school improvement efforts. We drive toward our mission by activating people and resources; learning and iterating in context; and influencing system change. We believe that continuously attending to all three of our drivers ensures our activities will create impact.

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Originally posted 11/6/2023