Andrew’s Story

Andrew had Down Syndrome and was 27 years old when he passed away after a two year battle with cancer. He grew up in Norwell, Massachusetts and attended Norwell Public Schools from pre-K through his graduation from high school in 2008. Andrew benefited from inclusion in both academics and sports.

Tournament Schedule

8:00am:     Boys Hull and Abington

9:30am:     Girls Belmont and Pembroke

11:00am:   Boys Scituate and Hingham

12:30pm:   Boys Norwell and Hanover

2:00pm:     Boys Waltham and Weston

3:30pm:     Boys Somerville and Algonquin

5:00pm:     Boys Acton Boxborough and Lawrence

6:30pm:     Boys Pingree and Kingswood Oxford

8:00pm:     Girls Pingree and Ashland


The question isn't why ... it's why not?  Inclusion changes lives!

Andrew's community of Norwell,  came together, through academics, sports and employment to make an impact. Your community can do this too!

"Andrew didn't have stats and records. Andrews accomplishments have a different kind of measurement, mostly in hugs, love and laughter. I can think of no better measure of a life well lived" ~ Regina Lawson (Andrew's Mom)

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The Annual Good Sports Tournament to honor Andrew Lawson

On Jan. 25, TD Garden will host the first Andrew James Lawson Foundation Annual Invitational.

Read the Patriot Ledger Article, Garden basketball tournament renamed for Norwell’s Andrew Lawson, by Devin Nelson