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Rotary Awards Landmark Leaders

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Two of Landmark School's administrators were recognized by Rotary International with their highest honor, the Paul Harris Fellowship. Headmaster Bob Broudo and Chief Financial Officer and Beverly Rotary Club member Mark Brislin, received the award at the Beverly Rotary Club Annual Meeting in June 2017. Each was strategically instructed to make sure that the other one attended the event but had no idea that they would also be receiving an award.

The Paul Harris Fellowship is given in appreciation of tangible and significant assistance given for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among peoples of the world. 

Paul Harris, a Chicago lawyer, founded the Rotary Club in 1905 as a

Mark Brislin, Landmark School CFO
Mark Brislin, Landmark CFO

means of enabling businesses to give back to their community in the form of time, talent, and financial support. The organization has grown to 200 chapters across the globe with over 1.2 million members.  

Bob was born and raised in Beverly. He is a founding faculty member of Landmark School and has been its Headmaster since 1990, he has served on numerous boards of local for- and non-profit organizations, and has been a dedicated and involved member of his community for decades. 

Mark has been a member of the Beverly Rotary Club for 14 years. He attends weekly meetings, has served as the chapter's treasurer for five years, and was on the its board of directors for two years. In addition, he actively participates as a volunteer for the Beverly Arts Festival, Community Garden, and much more. 

Mark Brislin joined by his family

Bob Broudo says of the award, "I was so honored and surprised to be recognized by Rotary. The award and event were a reminder of how much the organization contributes to our community. The members are very creative and have a lot of fun but they also get a lot done for our city - they make a significant difference."