Alumna Donates Masks to Sewickley Academy, Other Local Schools and Local Organizations
Elizabeth “Betsy” (Wiegand ’91) Wentz teamed up with Jason Leviere of Santom Upholstery in Ross Township to produce masks for local businesses in an effort to do their part to contribute and help support those who need protective equipment. Betsy, owner of Betsy Wentz Interior Design in Sewickley, purchased the fabric from Thibaut Fabrics and Santom Upholstery provided the labor.
Four Grade 5 Students Receive Community of Respect Award
As Virtual School wrapped up for the year, Head of Lower School Ryan Baxter notified four Grade 5 students – Giovanni, Bella, Nicholas, and Isabela – that they were this year’s Community of Respect Award recipients.
Grade 8 Students Honored with the Annual John W. Heagy Award
Head of Middle School Dr. Shannon Mulholland announced Abby and Max as the winners of the John W. Heagy Award, which has been given annually since 1994, during the Grade 8 Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, June 4, 2020.
Sewickley Academy is proud to congratulate four seniors – Mira Bhatia, Connery Brown, Catherine Cable, Eirnin Mahoney – who are graduating as Honor Thespians through the International Thespian Society (ITS).
Sewickley Academy Inducts Eight New Students into the Cum Laude Society
On May 18, 2020, Sewickley Academy’s Senior School hosted a virtual ceremony to honor the academic, athletic, and artistic achievements of students during the annual Awards Ceremony, which included an induction presentation for the newest members of the Cum Laude Society.
Cheers, Class of 2020 – Our Graduates are Going Places!
The Class of 2020 is attending an impressive and diverse list of colleges and universities!
Sewickley Academy's Class of 2020 is truly a group of remarkable young adults! Check out some of the exciting statistics below:
The SAT average for the Classes of 2017–2020 was 1295. This is 236 points above the national SAT average. The SAT average for the Class of 2020 is 1310. This is 251 points above the national SAT average!
The ACT average for the Class of 2020 is 30 versus a national average of 20.9.
95% of the seniors were admitted to a top choice college or university. (Top Choice = listed as “First Choice” or “High Level of Interest” by the student.)
The members of this class served a total of 4,760 hours of community service during their time at SA.
15% of the class was recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
56% of the class was recognized by the AP Scholars Program (before senior year).
65% of the Class of 2020 was admitted to a college or university with an acceptance rate of approximately 30% or lower.
Below is the list of the colleges and universities to which our 52 graduates will matriculate this fall.
American University Boston College (2) Boston University (2) Bucknell University (2) Carnegie Mellon University (2) Case Western Reserve University (2) Connecticut College (2) University of Dayton High Point University Johns Hopkins University (2) University of Kentucky Loyola University New Orleans University of Michigan University of Missouri – Kansas City University of Mount Union New York University (3) Northwestern University University of Notre Dame Ohio University Parsons School of Design at The New School Pennsylvania State University, State College Rhode Island School of Design Rice University Rochester Institute of Technology Saint Vincent College (2) Seton Hill University University of Southern California University of Toronto Tufts University University College London Vanderbilt University University of Vermont Villanova University Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Wake Forest University Washington University in St. Louis (2) Wesleyan University College of William and Mary (3) Wittenberg University (2) Yale University