Junior’s Photograph Wins First Place in Carnegie Library Labsy Teen Media Competition
Over the summer, junior Erin Mahoney submitted a scenic photo she captured in Everglades National Park to the Carnegie Library’s annual Labsy Awards teen media contest and won first place, along with a $250 prize, in one of seven categories.
During Sewickley Academy’s annual opening of school assembly, Chair of the Board of Trustees Kate Pigman ’82, accompanied by Vice Chair Brad Busatto ’88, and Trustees, past and present, honored Head of School Kolia O’Connor for 15 years of service at Sewickley Academy.
Senior School Technology Coordinator Named the 16th Clark Faculty Chair
During the Academy's annual opening assembly, Mrs. Cristy McCloskey, Senior School Technology Coordinator, was named the 16th Clark Faculty Chair by the Board of Trustees and Head of School Kolia O’Connor.
Senior Selected as Finalist for the Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for U.S. High School Students
Senior Pranav Mulgund has been selected to attend the final competition of the 13th Chinese Bridge Speech Contest for U.S. High School Students.
This is the most prestigious and well recognized Chinese speech contest for high school students in the United States. The Confucius Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston hosts the event each year. This year’s competition will be held on March 31.
Thanks to Senior School Mandarin teacher Jing Zhou, Sewickley Academy students have been participating in the event for the past six years, sending one or two students to the competition each year. “This is the third year that Pranav participated and he was selected to go to the advanced level finals,” she said. “I’m very proud of him.”