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 secured a Section Championship with a win over Eden Christian on Monday afternoon. After a scoreless first half, Sewickley opened the second half with a bang scoring two goals in the first ten minutes. The first was a beautiful headed finish from Lekha Amin off an Olivia Ryder corner kick. Ryder then added one of her own with a well struck shot from the left side of field. Defender Kamryn Lightcap assisted Ryder’s goal with a quick clear that bypassed the midfield. Goalkeeper Theresa Wilson also came up big with an important shutout for the team. Celebrations of the Section Championship will turn to renewed focus as Sewickley begins preparing for WPIAL playoffs.