The Holy Ghost Prep baseball team made history this spring—winning a third consecutive PIAA District 1 Class 4A title and then making it all the way to the program’s first-ever state championship game before falling, 10-9 to Montour at Penn State’s Medlar Field on June 16.
Thirty-four Holy Ghost Prep juniors and seniors were inducted into the Venerable F. Libermann Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) of Secondary Schools in the HGP Chapel on May 19.
Holy Ghost Preparatory School graduated 102 seniors at its commencement exercises on Saturday, June 4 on the campus lawn behind Cornwells Hall. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)
During the 2022 commencement exercises on June 4, Jerry Stahlecker ’83, a member of Holy Ghost Prep’s Board of Trustees for the past six years and an extremely generous supporter of the school, was honored with the Reverend James P. McCloskey, C.S.Sp.’70 Award.
Three current Holy Ghost Prep students—Benjamin Harris ’23, Matt McKeown ’23, and Max Crompton ’24—recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank anyone can receive in the Boys Scouts of America. (Missing from picture is Matt McKeown)
HGP’s Class of 2022 is an accomplished group of 102 students who are continuing their academic careers at 49 different schools in 17 different states.
At Holy Ghost Prep, classes are small, so interaction is a given. With a 9-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio, our unmatched faculty will get to personally know each student, as well as his hopes and dreams. All of our graduates go to college, so students leave Ghost perfectly equipped to make those dreams come true.
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Our forensics program, led by Pat McGhee, is a national power that has produced over 100 individual state champions and 27 individual national champions.
One of Holy Ghost Prep’s undeniable strengths is our success in finding the right fit college for each student. One hundred percent of our students go onto college—many of them to the finest colleges and universities in the country.
Holy Ghost Prep’s Robotics students use the Engineering Design Process to design and build VEX robots for competition.
Our one-of-a-kind Leadership Externship Advantage Program (LEAP) partners Holy Ghost Prep juniors with alumni who have succeeded in the professional world.
HGP students learn to serve others on school-sponsored mission trips to the Dominican Republic, Tanzania, and West Virginia.