Senior Alina Mattson Reflects on her Second Trip to Haiti
I had an opportunity to travel to Haiti with an organization called Work my junior year at Sewickley Academy. What struck me about this organization was their integration into the communities and their promise to make families self-sufficient instead of offering outside solutions that would fix their problems short term. They do this by making sure both parents are in stable jobs and their children are placed in school. While in Haiti, we got to see first hand how Work functions and what they strive to achieve.
Senior Selected as Candidate in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
Senior Aydin Turkay has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year.
Sewickley Doubles Team Wins Second Consecutive PIAA Championship
By: Quinn Theobald, Communications & Media Intern
Sewickley Academy won its second consecutive state doubles title in tennis on May 27, 2018, at Hershey Racquet Club
The doubles team of Will Nocito and Dylan Parda, this year’s WPIAL Class 2A Champions, claimed the PIAA Class 2A title by defeating Will Schreck and James Pottieger of Wyomissing in the state finals 6-3, 6-4. The two are only the second doubles team from the WPIAL to win a Class 2A title.
Sophomore WPIAL Champion singles player Arjan Bedi made his way through the PIAA 2A singles bracket, losing to Westmont Hilltop senior Adam Kush in the semifinals. He finished the tournament in fourth place overall.
Earlier this season, the team won the WPIAL Class 2A title for the fifteenth straight year.