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Stanley Cup makes a surprise showing at Shady Side Academy school

Tawnya Panizzi
| Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
The Stanley Cup visited Shady Side Academy Country Day School, thanks to Penguins Coach Mark Recchi, whose daughter attends the school.
The Stanley Cup visited Shady Side Academy Country Day School, thanks to Penguins Coach Mark Recchi, whose daughter attends the school.

Students at Shady Side Academy Country Day School were recently surprised by a visit from Lord Stanley's Cup.

The Stanley Cup trophy made its way to the Fox Chapel school with SSA parent Mark Recchi, a former player and current assistant coach with the NHL champion Pittsburgh Penguins. During Recchi's day with the Cup, he shared it with his daughter, Samantha, a fifth-grader, and her classmates at Country Day.

The Cup was cheered by students at the school along Squaw Run Road East, who took pictures with it and led a parade through the halls.

Tawnya Panizzi is a staff writer for the Tribune-Review. Reach her at 412-782-2121, ext. 2, or @tawnyatrib.

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