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    Freshman Gary Peng was named a winner for piano in the 2019 Pittsburgh Concert Society’s (PCS) Young Artists Auditions.
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  • SA Students Take a STAND


    Juniors Mishon Levine and Luke Tyson co-founded Students Taking Action for a New Democracy (STAND), a new organization that is taking a STAND by empowering high school students to be engaged global citizens.
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  • Junlei Li Visits Sewickley Academy


    Junlei Li, the Saul Zaentz Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, visited Sewickley Academy on Wednesday, March 6.
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  • Senior School Students Compete in Science Bowl


    Sewickley Academy’s Science Bowl team competed in the Western Pennsylvania Science Bowl on Saturday, February 23, at the Community College of Allegheny County’s South Campus, tying with Shady Side Academy for first place in the Natural Gas division. 
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National Merit Scholarship Corporation Names Six Seniors as Commended Students


The National Merit Scholarship Program recognized six seniors for their exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).

Rees Blaylock, Amber Huang, Shanzeh Kamal, Henry Meakem, Ishika Saxena, and Linsey Szabo were named on the list of 2019 NMSP Commended Students.
 
Approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2019 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers out of the more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2019 competition.
 
"The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for NMSC. "These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success."
 
Congratulations, seniors!

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