Middle School Student to Attend Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp
“Lights, camera, action!” This is a familiar phrase to Grade 8 student Avani Venkat, who will attend the renowned Interlochen Arts Camp, a premier summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 through 12, in Michigan this summer.
Juniors Mishon Levine and Luke Tyson co-founded Students Taking Action for a New Democracy (STAND), a new organization that is taking a STAND by empowering high school students to be engaged global citizens.
Sewickley Academy’s Science Bowl team competed in the Western Pennsylvania Science Bowl on Saturday, February 23, at the Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus, tying with Shady Side Academy for first place in the Natural Gas division.
Chorus Teacher and Student Perform with Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Sewickley Academy chorus teacher Timothy Heavner and senior Katie Hughes performed with the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh for the Pittsburgh premiere of "Let My People Go: A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad" on Friday, February 15, at Ebenezer Baptist Church in the Hill District.
Katie is a member of the Junior Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, which opened the program with three songs: “Sorida (A Zimbabwe Greeting),” “To Sit and Dream,” and “Freedom Train.”
Mr. Heavner, who is an accompanist for the Mendelssohn Choir, played piano for the program which featured 15 songs, including “Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit,” “Wade in the Water,” and “Go Down Moses.”
Congratulations to both Mr. Heavner and Katie on a wonderful performance!