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Ready to sign on the dotted line
William Doherty

On April 27 in the Chapman Arena, eight members of HGP’s Class of 2021—including swimmer Fred Li (pictured)—will officially sign to continue their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level.  

Inaugural Holy Ghost Day will be May 12
William Doherty

HGP will host the first annual Holy Ghost Day, an entire day of philanthropy and alumni engagement on May 12. (photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image)

HGP lacrosse team hopes to continue its winning ways
William Doherty

Ninth-year head coach Ryan Tessler has built one of the area’s top lacrosse programs at Holy Ghost Prep. A quick 2021 season preview is available here. (Photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image)

Nine HGP student artists have works displayed at area galleries
William Doherty

For the first time ever, four Holy Ghost Prep students—Dan Chiolan, Gavin Shewbrooks, John Schroeder, and Luke Slavin—qualified as finalists and will be featured in the Imprint 2021 Exhibition at the Wharton Esherick Museum in Malvern, Pa.   

Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez visits Holy Ghost Prep
William Doherty

Nelson J. Pérez, the Archbishop of Philadelphia, visited Holy Ghost Prep on Wednesday, March 17. While at HGP, Archbishop Pérez celebrated Mass in the Firebird Fieldhouse, toured around campus, and took some time to visit with students. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)

Honoring an icon  
William Doherty

On March 5, Holy Ghost Prep’s iconic basketball coach Tony Chapman ’71 was honored during a special senior class assembly. During the assembly, U.S. congressman Brian Fitzpatrick presented HGP’s iconic coach with a flag that had flown over the Capitol Building. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)

Tony Chapman '71 joins the 900-win club
William Doherty

With his team's 71-41 victory over Dock Mennonite on March 4, Tony Chapman became just the sixth high school basketball coach in Pennsylvania history to reach the 900-win plateau. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)

HGP forensics team earns state and national berths 
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep’s storied speech and debate program recently had team members earn invites to upcoming state and national tournaments. Mike Georges and Vyn Le (pictured) have both qualified to compete in the NCFL Grand National Tournament over Memorial Day Weekend.

Matthew Davies ’19 prepares to cycle across America for charity   
William Doherty

After finishing up his sophomore year at Temple University, Matthew Davies ’19 will embark on a different type of journey this summer. He will cycle across the United States to raise funds and awareness for persons living with and affected by disabilities.