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.
Srimayi Mulukutla and Prateek Adurty both won first place prizes with perfect scores in their respective categories at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) Competition on February 3, 2018, at Duquesne University.
Srimayi, a Grade 8 student, presented her project “Increasing Efficiency of Non-Electric Refrigeration” in the ecology category. She also won the Director’s Award and the Southwestern Pennsylvania Engineering Outreach (SPEO) Sponsor Award.
Prateek, a freshman, presented his project "Biofuel Energy Optimization Using Calorimetry" in the chemistry category. He received the Dr. James Manner Award for excellence in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the American Chemical Society and the Dr. Kurt C. Schreiber Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry and Biochemistry from Duquesne University.
Both students will be competing at the state competition in May at The Pennsylvania State University.
Congratulations, Srimayi and Prateek!
PJAS is a statewide organization of junior and senior high school students designed to stimulate and promote interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields among its members through the development of research projects and investigations.