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HGP baseball’s history-making run falls just short
William Doherty

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.

Holy Ghost Prep inducts 34 new NHS members
William Doherty

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 Prep graduates its Class of 2022
William Doherty

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) 

Jerry Stahlecker  ’83 receives the McCloskey Award
William Doherty

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 HGP students become Eagle Scouts
William Doherty

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)

2022 Honors Convocation celebrates some of HGP’s best and brightest
William Doherty

Many of Holy Ghost Prep’s best and brightest students in the Classes of 2023, 2024, and 2025 were recognized at an Academic Honors Convocation on May 31. Among the many honorees that evening was AJ Olczak ’23, who received the Downey Scholarship. (Photo courtesy of Desiree Hoelzle Photography)  

HGP rowers qualify for U.S. Nationals
William Doherty

At the recent U.S. Rowing Mid-Atlantic Championships, Holy Ghost Prep senior Chris Conboy and junior Cole Smiley won the silver medal and seniors Stanley “Stash” Gondek and Joe Pintimalli took home the bronze medal in the men’s youth pairs—securing bids to the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Florida next month.

Three Holy Ghost Prep seniors recognized at Archdiocese’s Honors Convocation
William Doherty

Three Holy Ghost Prep seniors—Tyler McCord, Dominic DiFrancesco, and Sean Marshall (left to right)—were among the 130 students recognized for their academic achievements at the 42nd annual Archdiocesan Honors Convocation held at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia on Thursday, May 19.

Holy Ghost Prep announces 2022 valedictorian, salutatorian
William Doherty

Dominic DiFrancesco (right) and Santino DeRose (left) have been named the valedictorian and salutatorian for Holy Ghost Prep’s Class of 2022, respectively. (photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image)