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.
Sewickley Academy defeated Carlynton on a beautiful evening under the lights in Carnegie. Elsa Gordon and Olivia Ryder finished the two goals in the first half that earned the team a 2-1 victory. Cameron Ivy returned to play and brought poise to a chaotic game full of long balls and chasing. With victory in sight late in the second half, Carlynton scored off a corner kick forcing a nail-biting finish. However, Sewickley remained calm and finished strong. With the win, Sewickley moves to 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the section.