Holy Ghost Preparatory School graduated 125 seniors at its commencement exercises on Saturday, June 5 on the campus lawn behind Cornwells Hall. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)
HGP’s Class of 2021 is an accomplished group of 125 students who received a school-record $27,460,086 in scholarships and are continuing their academic careers at 59 different schools in 18 different states. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)
During the 2021 commencement exercises, Gregory Nowak ’77, a member of Holy Ghost Prep’s Board of Trustees who passed away suddenly in April at the age of 61, was honored posthumously with the Reverend James P. McCloskey, C.S.Sp. ’70 Award. Nowak’s wife Denise and family members accepted the McCloskey Award in his honor.
Holy Ghost Prep’s Art Department annually participates in a service project called the Memory Project. This year, 27 HGP art students, including Dominic Rivera (pictured), drew 28 portraits of children from Cameroon. The portraits were recently delivered. (photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image)
The Holy Ghost Prep Ultimate Frisbee team captured the 2021 Philadelphia High School Ultimate Education League (PHUEL) title by navigating through the two-day tournament with a perfect 6-0 record.
On June 7, Chris Crawford, a 2012 Holy Ghost Prep graduate, qualified to play in his third U.S. Open by shooting five-under par over 36 holes at the Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland. Crawford punched his ticket to the 2021 U.S. Open, which will be played on the South Course at Torrey Pines from June 17-20.
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 the award-winning Tony Figliola, is a national power that has produced over 100 individual state champions and 27 individual national champions.
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.