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Pinecrest ranked among nation's best
Award an affirmation of 'our work'
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Pinecrest students, from left, Danielle Bartling, Kate Kreutziger, Liz Kilgore and Abby Osborne study together at the private school, recently named one of the top 50 Catholic achools in the U.S. - photo by Autumn Vetter
Pinecrest Academy was recently named among the nation’s best Catholic high schools for the sixth consecutive year.Upper School Principal Edward Lindekugel said the distinction is “extremely important” for the private school off Peachtree Parkway in south Forsyth.“Our purpose for existence is to transform society by forming our students into leaders utilizing the metrics of traditional Catholic education,” he said. “Recognition as one of the top-50 Catholic high schools is an affirmation that our work is true to the long tradition of Catholic educational excellence.”Pinecrest was one of just two Georgia schools to make the top-50 list in the Cardinal Newman Society’s Catholic High School Honor Roll competition.The competition began in 2004 and has since had more than 750 schools apply for the distinction, Lindekugel said. The honor roll was created by The Acton Institute in 2004.