News @ Porter-Gaud
Over the summer, our students and faculty travel near and far. We begin the first in a series of Postcards from Porter-Gaud with the C.S. Lewis Pilgrimage. We hope you will enjoy these stories of discovery and exploration, personal and spiritual growth.
The Lower School year officially came to an end on Friday with their closing exercises. Awards were given to students in the fourth and fifth grades during the ceremony. Congratulations to the following students for receiving awards.
The High School Sports Report has named several PG scholar-athletes to the All-State teams. Men's Soccer Coach Juan Roncancio and Boys' and Girls' Track Coach Hugh Knight were both named Coach of the Year.
Porter-Gaud begins a new chapter in its nearly 150-year history with a formal groundbreaking ceremony for a new Upper School building on June 1st at 5:30 p.m. The new Upper School is phase one of the School's $25 million reNEWal campaign launched last fall and intended to transform the campus into a flagship of academic excellence and innovation.
The 8th graders in the class of 2020 celebrated the culmination of their Middle School career at the 8th Grade Celebration ceremony today. The students and their parents enjoyed breakfast together, and the 8th grade awards were announced.
Eighth grader Charles Truluck and sophomore Tillson Galloway received Apple's coveted Worldwide Developers Conference scholarships last week. Apple grants only 350 scholarships worldwide.
This has been one of the busiest and one of the most successful sports seasons on record for Porter-Gaud. SCISA AAA All-Region honors were announced last week and this week for soccer, lacrosse, and baseball and our student-athletes rose to the top.
Accumulating the highest total number of points, 10th grader Jacob Skaggs (far left)) has won this year's competition, earning him the title of Upper School Chess Champion.
We are grateful to everyone for showing your PG Pride on Lowcountry Giving Day!
Doug Bergman is most comfortable on the cutting edge, and he enjoys putting his students there to see what they can do. When Microsoft released the Wave 1 HoloLens developers kit, an augmented reality headset, last month, Bergman made sure to secure one for his students.