Middle School Student Wins First Place in Pennsylvania at the National History Day Competition
Grade 8 student Roshni Thakkar won first place in the Junior Individual Website Category of the National History Day (NHD) Competition for Pennsylvania. Her project was called “Nelson Mandela: A Conflicting Journey to Justice.”
Grade 8 students have been engaging their hearts, minds, and hands in the service of a greater good during their year-long humanities work. On Monday, May 21, they presented their culminating capstone project – The Museum of Citizen Action – to the entire Sewickley Academy community.
SA Inducts Twelve New Members into the Cum Laude Society
On May 21, 2018, Sewickley Academy’s Senior School gathered in Rea Auditorium 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.
On a cool but beautiful day in Wester PA, Sewickley Academy the defending WPIAL champions and PIAA runner-up in the state last season played Peters Township. The game started off as both teams tried to get the edge. Both teams played evenly until Peters scored a goal about 15 minutes into the game. About 10 minutes later, Peters scored their second goal of the game. The half ended 2-0 Peters. The second half started off by a Peters scoring their third goal of the game. Both teams played evenly, until Sewickley was given a free kicks from about 25 yards out. Alex Gordon scored an incredible goal off the free kick to get Sewickley on the scoreboard. The game ended in a 3-1 win for Peters. Playing a strong defensive game was : Max Reyes, Jackson Coles, John DelVecchio, Adam Brown, Alex Gordon, and Jack Duggan.