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Trish O’Connor wins University of Chicago Outstanding Educator Award
William Doherty

Trish O’Connor, Ph.D. (pictured) has been selected by the University of Chicago to receive an Outstanding Educator Award. Dr. O’Connor was nominated by Tomas Vallejo, a 2021 HGP graduate who is a freshman majoring in political science at the University of Chicago.  

Making a global impact
William Doherty

During their October 2021 Spiritans General Chapter meetings in Tanzania, the Spiritans elected the Rev. Alain Mayama, C.S.Sp. (pictured) as the new Superior General of the Congregation. In addition, the Spiritans also announced that Rev. Jeffrey Duaime ’76, C.S.Sp. has been named one of two new General Assistants to Fr. Mayama.

HGP senior Calen Sanderson captures 2021 PIAA District 1 golf title
William Doherty

HGP senior Calen Sanderson (pictured) sank a 17-foot putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Downingtown West sophomore Nick Gross and capture the 2021 PIAA District 1 3A boys golf individual title on October 5 at Turtle Creek Golf Course in Limerick, Pa.

Holy Ghost Prep opens alumni online store
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep has partnered with Kampus Klothes Team Outfitters to run a series of online general stores for HGP families and alumni interested in purchasing new Holy Ghost spirit wear. HGP’s first alumni store is now open, and an online holiday store for current families will open shortly. 

Teeing off for HGP athletics
William Doherty

On September 27, ninety-eight golfers participated in the 2021 HGP Golf Classic at The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale. Thanks to the generosity of the golfers and the event’s sponsors, the annual HGP Golf Classic raised $43,525 in proceeds for HGP athletics.

Two HGP students become Eagle Scouts
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep students Chris Markert and Cole Papouschek recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank anyone can receive in the Boys Scouts of America.

Tapping into HGP’s can-do spirit
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep, led by Justin Goulet '99 and Mike Jacobs '01, is hoping to collect 2,000 pounds of nonperishable food for Preston & Steve’s “Campout for Hunger” in early November.

Holy Ghost Prep inducts 42 new NHS members
William Doherty

Forty-two Holy Ghost Prep seniors were inducted into the Venerable F. Libermann Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) of Secondary Schools in the HGP Chapel on September 23.