by: Rachel Barrett, Director of Marketing and Communications
Shorecrest seniors Christian Bepler '22 and Emily Forney '22 have been named 2022 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The two Shorecrest seniors earned their semifinalist status with their exceptional scores on the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Semifinalists, representing less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors, include the highest-scoring entrants in each state.
by: Stacy Alexander, Director of Alumni and Community Engagement
Since joining the community in 2002, Lisa Peck - Upper School science teacher, alumni parent and Shorecrest grandparent - has created a lasting legacy at Shorecrest. In 2016, Mrs. Peck and her husband John were instrumental in establishing Medical Sciences as a signature Upper School program at Shorecrest. In honor of the Peck family's dedication to the program, The Center for Medical Sciences has been renamed the Peck Center for Medical Sciences.
Dr. Pagano, an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in spinal diseases/deformities at All Florida Orthopaedic - and Shorecrest parent - came and spoke to the Shorecrest Upper School Pre-Med Club members.
by: Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Suncoast Chapter
Now in its fifth year, Jack and Jill and its partners host the Tampa Bay Area's only HBCU College Fair. During the virtual college fair, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to alumni and admissions reps from colleges and universities, as well as to talk with dedicated experts about general college-related topics including the college admissions process, financial aid, scholarships, Greek life, and more.
by: Roderick Avery Fludd, Director of Diversity and Inclusion
All members of the Shorecrest community are invited to join Latinos en Shorecrest on September 25, 10am - 2pm for an outdoor family fun day on campus to recognize and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. The September 25th event is the first of a number of SAGA events this school year, each one hosted by a different affinity group on campus. All members of the Shorecrest community are welcome at all SAGA events.
The Shorecrest community is invited to join the first meeting of the International Connections Group (IC) to start the 2021-2022 school year! Please join us on Thursday, October 7 at 8:30am in the Charger Commons Dining Room.
by: Ron Heller, Upper School Accommodations Coordinator
As testing season approaches, parents of students with learning differences should be aware that it may be necessary to apply for accommodations with the College Board and the ACT in anticipation of standardized testing.