List of 5 news stories.

  • Sewickley Academy Junior Awarded a Gold Key in the National Writing Competition

    Junior Linsey Szabo's critical essay "Light and Dark" was awarded a Gold Key at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards national competition. Her piece focuses on social media and how it affects interpersonal relationships.
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  • Speech and Debate Students Win Local and National Awards

    Three sophomores won top awards at recent speech and debate tournaments.
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  • Two Students Awarded Scholarships for Language Study in India

    The National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program recently announced their annual merit-based scholarship awards for the study of critical languages by American youth. 
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  • Jon Meacham Visits Sewickley Academy

    On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, renowned presidential historian and author Jon Meacham addressed a large crowd in Rea Auditorium to talk about the “Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency.”
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  • Students Earn Top Honors at PJAS Competition

    Srimayi Mulukutla and Prateek Adurty both won first place prizes with perfect scores in their respective categories at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Competition on February 3, 2018, at Duquesne University.
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Student Led Fundraiser to Benefit International Child Art Foundation

Junior Lilian Traviato will be hosting a fundraiser on December 18 from 4 - 6 pm in Gregg Theater to benefit the International Child Art Foundation (ICAF). 

Free and open to the public.

The event will feature children's artwork for sale. Each piece is a 20 x 26 inch work by a child from a different country. The Foundation will use the money raised to organize its 5th Arts Olympiad, a free program, in Philadelphia schools, and to help children stage their 5th World Children's Festival in the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on July 2 - 4, 2015.

Lilian has always had an interest in art. Her mother, grandmother, and great grandmother are all artists and art teachers, so she was exposed to the lack of funding in arts education from an early age.

When asked how she came up with the idea to raise money for ICAF, Lilian said,

It was in taking a course called Global Issues that I first came up with the idea for this fundraiser. Our final project involved creating a global have witnessed my mother and grandmother struggle with the lack of funding it receives for my whole life.

She researched different organizations until she found one that she could work with. ICAF was willing to send her lithographs of children's works from all around the world to sell, so they seemed like the best choice.

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