News @ Porter-Gaud
Cyclone freshman Abi Stock may come across as quiet, perhaps even shy. But on the soccer pitch, she makes a lot of noise on offense. She balances kindness and humility with determination, grit, and competitive fire.
Senior Cole Walter has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship through the H&R Block Budget Challenge — a free, interactive, real-life simulation personal financial education program that rewards students for mastering real-world budgeting and personal finance decision-making. Cole is one out of 66 $20,000 scholarship winners nationwide.
Congratulations to the inductees for the Cum Laude Society at Porter-Gaud. Students are chosen for membership based on their superb academic performance during their time in the Upper School.
Congratulations to all our Middle School students who were recognized for their achievements in academics, community service, the arts, character development, and Duke TiP at the MS Awards Ceremony this morning.
MS chess players Ethan Alderson, Peyton Derr, Henry Lee, Adrien Lemmel, Robbie Prentice, Edward Thompson, and Christian Weichsel, battled it out this year in a closely matched round-robin competition. Accumulating the most points possible and winning the championship was 7th grader Ethan Alderson.
Drop in Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. for an afternoon of extraordinary music, art, awards, food, and community fun at Gywnette Auditorium at the first-ever PG Arts Festival.
Our golf team swept all four regional matches this week. Kent Lawrence was named Region Player of the Year. Along with Lawrence, Jack Friedman and Hale Kilborn were named to the All Region team.
Alumni from across the country return home to Porter-Gaud this weekend for Alumni Reunion Weekend. This weekend's events include reunion celebrations, soccer showdown, music, food, drinks, and fellowship with fellow Cyclones.
Cyclone senior Eddie Nesmith is a blur--and not just on the track. He can be seen jetting all over campus, involved in a multitude of activities. He is known for an infectious smile and sense of humor, as well as for being an outstanding student who has already been accepted to Harvard for next fall.
Our Varsity Soccer team is working hard for a rematch against Cardinal-Newman in the SCISA state title this month. Read the full article from this weekend's Post and Courier.