List of 5 news stories.

  • Two Students Named Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Program

    Two students from Sewickley Academy have been named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP).
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  • 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. 
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  • Head of School Honored for 15-Year Tenure

    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.
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  • 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.
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  • Eighth Grade Student Takes on the National History Day Competition

    After winning the Pennsylvania state competition, Eighth grader, Roshni Thakkar moved on to represent the state at the national competitions junior division.
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Coach's Comments

WPIAL Champions!!! Gentlemen you deserve this championship because of your willingness to prepare, to execute, to handle the ups and downs of a championship game between two excellent teams, and your focus at the end to close out the game! 

This was a great high school game which would not be possible without a quality opponent in OLSH. Both teams made plays, went on runs and showed great composure in a big time atmosphere. We had two players with double doubles: Nate Ridgeway had 17 points and 10 rebounds, Isiah Warfield had 16 points and 10 rebounds. One of our newspapers chose Nate as player of the game, and it is difficult to argue with that selection.

Isaiah Smith led us with 4 steals and 14 points, and played great defense all night. Dave Groetsch scored 11 points, 5 rebounds and no turnovers despite serving as a ballhandler much of the night. Jett Roesing found the opportune time to hit a three pointer in the fourth quarter and then a few plays later fed Nate for an important bucket. His hustle play in the second half somehow turned a sure OLSH fastbreak opportunity into two SA points. 

Isiah led us with 4 charges taken while Will Nocito took one charge to go with his four rebounds.

At the end of the game our guys made 7 straight free throws in pressure situations to ice the game. Isiah, Isaiah, and Dave were clutch at the foul line that sealed the victory!!!

Go Panthers!!!!!!


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