5th Annual Kevin J. McKenna Memorial Scholarship Awarded

We are honored to announce the recipient of this year’s Scholarship: Mr. Casey Ivester. I would say I’m at a loss for words, but you can hear all 6+ minutes worth of them if you check out this video, courtesy of the Woburn Public Media Center at WMHS. (Special thanks to Brian Ouellette for sharing). I’m surprised I didn’t get the ole music from the Academy but I will say this:

  1. I will take all the minutes I can get, I would be up there for hours if I could - to talk about my brother

  2. Casey is a remarkable kid -acknowledging him (as well as WMHS) is important. What these students are doing, and the goals that the high school are helping them to achieve as well as the opportunity given to us as Scholarship families, needs to be recognized


  4. Let’s be honest: this little Star loves to get her hands on a mic :)

Congratulations again to Casey and we wish him all the best at Stonehill in the fall!

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2019 Scholarship Winner, Casey Ivester with parents, Donald and Diane

2019 Scholarship Winner, Casey Ivester with parents, Donald and Diane

2018 Highlight Video Premiere

I’ve been teasing exciting news that our incredible collaborator has been feverishly working on, and the final product is here. Ryan Kavanagh spent the day with us, and has spent countless hours since going through extensive coverage of our event (and perhaps dealing with a Type A / Event Coordinator/Sister/McKenna who shall not be named) to ensure a flawless result. Ryan, I can’t begin to thank you - professionally, and personally. What you’ve given us as a collective family is something we will forever have close at hand and at heart.

One hundred thousand thank you’s to each and every one of you who helped to make this day possible. One hundred thousand more for Dicky, Mom, and Dad - for loving my brother and I without condition, for putting us first always, for creating a world for us where we always felt safe and where laughter truly was (and is) the best medicine. To Brian, you walk this road with me, and Kevin. The three of us - one hundred thousand laughs, one hundred thousand thank you’s.

How very fitting that I’m able to share with you all today, November 7th, as we celebrate Kevin’s 40th birthday.

Happy Birthday, Kev. Cheers to Staying Young.