The core values of the Academy provide the foundation and inspiration for the Service Leadership program. Through curricular and extra-curricular initiatives, the program introduces and develops an understanding of the inter-relationships among all people: locally, regionally, and globally. As a result, students come away with a deep sense of responsibility to lead through service to others.
All Academy students participate in individual and group volunteer service projects including, but not limited to, food and resource drives, on-site volunteer work, and student-sponsored and organized fundraisers.
Senior School students must record 55 hours of service (independent of school-led initiatives) to graduate. To be approved, a service project must meet the following criteria and indicators:
Sewickley Academy has adopted the National Youth Leadership Council’s standards and model for service learning and leadership (http://www.nylc.org/).