On May 6-8, 2021, Penn Charter grads from across the decades convened for a virtual OPC Weekend, the first of its kind. View the full ceremony above, or watch speeches from individual award winners below. 

Awards and Recognitions

Alumni Award of Merit
Peter Klein OPC '80
Read Peter Klein's full bio

Alumni Society Gift
In Honor of Debbie White

OPC Vision Award
Alyson M. Goodner OPC ’96

Given to graduates of the William Penn Charter School whose exceptional accomplishments have brought distinction to their emerging career or calling.

Honorary 1689 
Richard R. Smith

Given to a member of the Penn Charter community who has shown extraordinary commitment to the school by demonstrating pride and excellence in the performance of their duties and by consistently providing encouragement and support to the student body.

Distinguished Teacher
Alice Bateman

Honoring those who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship, teaching and character, and whose work in their field, rapport with students and colleagues, and contributions to the intellectual life of the school merit recognition.