As a unique, independent academy, Pinkerton Academy's mission is to strive to ensure the growth of all students in a challenging, respectful, and collaborative environment. The Academy fosters a student-centered community with purposefully designed, interactive and relevant learning opportunities.


Pinkerton Academy is proud to recognize individuals who have made contributions above and beyond expecations. To see a complete list of winners for each award, please click on the links below.

Pinkerton Academy Hall of Fame

The Pinkerton Academy Hall of Fame seeks to honor outstanding individuals who are or were associated with the Academy and have made exceptional contributions. Selections are made on the follow criteria:

  • Recognition by his/her peers for a high level of achievement in his/her field, making signficant contributions to that field at the state, national, or international levels
  • Is a role model of Pinkerton's core values: Courtesy, Respect, and Responsibility
  • Demonstrated leadership, character, and service and has shared his/her expertise and initiatives in the community, state, or national level

Hononary Alumnus Award

The Honorary Alumnus Award is a special recognition from the Pinkerton Academy Alumni Association, given to non-graduates who have demonstrated extraordinary service and dedication to the Academy.

Honored Alumnus Award

The Honored Alumnus Award is given to individuals who have demonstrated an exceptional, long-time affection and devotion to the school and to the Alumni Association.

Trustees' Meritorious Service Award

The Trustees' Meritorious Service Award is not an annual award, but given when a member of the Pinkerton Community is recognized for consistent and meritorious service to the Academy and its mission.

Alan B. Shepard Award

The Alan B. Shepard Award is given annually to faculty and staff to recognize exceptional job performance and contributions that support the school's vision and mission.