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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Our Graduates Are Going Places!

The Class of 2018 is attending an impressive and diverse list of colleges and universities!

Sewickley Academy's Class of 2018 is truly a group of remarkable young adults!

Check out some of the exciting statistics below:
  • 91% of the Class of 2018 was admitted to a Top Choice college. (Top Choice = listed as “First Choice” or “High Level of Interest” by the student)
  • The SAT average for the Classes of 2015 - 2018 is 1283. This is 233 points above the national SAT average!
  • The ACT average for the Class of 2018 is 28 versus a national average of 20.9.
  • The members of this class served a total of 6,470 hours of community service during their time at SA.
  • 9% of the class was recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
  • 26% of the class was admitted to a college or university with an acceptance rate lower than 25%
  • 46% of the class was admitted to a college or university with an acceptance rate lower than 30%
  • 14% of the class will graduate with a Global Studies Certificate.
Take a closer look at our graduates and where they're headed next.

Below is the list of the colleges and universities to which our 58 graduates will matriculate this fall.

The University of Alabama (2)
Allegheny College
Boston University
Bucknell University (2)
Butler University
University of California, Santa Barbara (2)
University of California, Irvine
Carnegie Mellon University
Case Western Reserve University
University of Chicago
Colorado College
Cornell University
University of Dayton (2)
University of Denver
Duke University
Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester
Elon University (5)
Emory University
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles
Franklin & Marshall University
The George Washington University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Hamilton College
High Point University (3)
Howard University
John Carroll University
Kenyon College
University of Michigan
Northeastern University (2)
University of Notre Dame (2)
University of Oklahoma
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh (2)
Princeton University
University of Rochester
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Tulane University
University of Tulsa
Union College, New York
University of Vermont
Villanova University
Washington and Jefferson College
Washington University in St. Louis (2)



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