FOR THE MOST

By John Thomas Tuft

The achingly progressive exclusive private school yearly harvests over six hundred students from the ranks of the rich and famous in the Pittsburgh area, elite and erudite in its earnestness for its graduates to pledge allegiance to the all-encompassing motto of “society owes itself listening to you for your being able to afford self-absorption.” Sewickley Academy is in the charming, sleepy borough along the Ohio River of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, one of the towns displaying former summer homes for the likes of the steel and manufacturing barons…