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Nataliya Di Domenico Receives University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award

Nataliya Di Domenico, an educator at Sewickley Academy, Pittsburgh’s oldest co-educational college-preparatory and independent day school, received the University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award. Mrs. Di Domenico teaches Global Studies at Sewickley Academy and was nominated for this award by Milla Ivanova who graduated from the Academy in 2022.
An Outstanding Educator shapes young minds in meaningful ways—thoughtfully approaching instruction, sharing an infectious love for learning, and caring for students both inside and outside of the classroom. Each year, newly admitted UChicago students are given the opportunity to reflect on their time in school and nominate an educator who played a significant role in their education, made a positive impact in their lives, and whose influence has brought them to where they are today. 

The University of Chicago deeply appreciates the lively minds who thirst for knowledge that these educators have nurtured and inspired, and is therefore honored to recognize excellence in teaching. This award is the University's way of thanking them for going above and beyond the call of duty every day and leaving an impression that will be carried over a lifetime. 

Mrs. Di Domenico, and all award winners, received a commemorative award, certificate, and letter that includes details from the student responsible for the nomination. Additional information regarding the University of Chicago Outstanding Educator can be found here