News @ Porter-Gaud

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.
Last week, Middle School students took part in Stand Against Racism - a signature week-long campaign of YWCA USA to build community and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities.
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.
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