Ten Seniors Honored Virtually by Fox Chapel Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Fox Chapel Area honored 10 Shady Side Academy seniors at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, May 27, via Zoom.

Aaliya AgaAaliya Aga received the $2,000 Service Above Self Scholarship for excellence in community service, and nine seniors were recognized for academic achievement in each of the academic disciplines.

The SSA seniors honored were:

  • Service Above Self Scholarship: Aaliya Aga
  • Performing Arts: Isabella Salvucci
  • Visual Arts: Sam Gerlach
  • Music: Charles Brunner
  • Science: Charlotte Repp
  • History: Julia Lazzaris
  • English: Ava Caron
  • Computer Science: Trent Lane
  • Math: Elizabeth Curley
  • World Languages: Yiwei Wang

The attendees watched a slideshow of the award winners, Senior School history teacher Rachel McCool read introductions prepared by each department, then the students spoke briefly to tell the Rotarians about themselves, share their plans for next year and thank them for the awards.

Former SSA faculty member Bill McConnel, the Rotary Club's Youth Development Committee and Mrs. McCool helped to organize the ceremony.

Congratulations to all 10 students!

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