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  • 2016 Induction Class
Peter McVeigh 1760

Special Recognition for Coaching and Contribution to the Athletic Program

• Coached Middle School football team from 1971-1993

• Coached the Middle School basketball team from 1983-1985

• Coached the Middle School baseball team from 1982-1986

• Positions held at GA: Upper School History Teacher, Upper School Advisor, Director of the Community Service Organization, Faculty Advisor of the Ethics Society, Coordinator of Senior Projects, Director of Foreign Exchange Programs, Director of Summer Programs, Director of Admission, Upper School English Teacher, Lower School Fifth Grade Teacher, Advisor to the Lower School Student Senate and Newspaper, Coordinator of the Lower School Language Arts Program

• Voice of GA football as the PA announcer for many years

• Designated a Level IV, Master Teacher

• Member of the Class of 1760, a small, select organization that was created to recognize non-alumni for their outstanding contributions to the Academy

• The McVeigh Community Room in the Upper School is named in his honor

• Selected for the Outstanding Teacher Award in 1976 and 1979

• Inducted into the Academy Club as a faculty member

• Delivered the 2001 Commencement Address

• The Ye Primer (Upper School yearbook) was dedicated to him in 1981 and 1995

• The recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award in 1993

• Recipient of the GA Mission Award

• Named Ambler Gazette’s Citizen of the Week in January 2014