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Getting the call to the Hall
William Doherty

Six former Holy Ghost Prep student-athletes, including former HGP standout ice hockey goalie Jim Britt ’00 (pictured), and one longtime coach Bruce Simon will be inducted into the HGP Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, January 29 at the Bensalem Country Club.

 

 

 

  

Holy Ghost Prep will partner with the 6th Man Project on Feb. 5
William Doherty

Thanks to a tip from HGP alum Tim Gallagher ’80, Holy Ghost Prep will partner with the 6th Man Project, a local charitable organization on Feb. 5. On that date, any fan who donates a new basketball will gain free admission to the Holy Ghost Prep vs. Hatboro-Horsham basketball doubleheader. 

Seven HGP artists have work featured in local art exhibition
William Doherty

Seven Holy Ghost Prep art students have works on display in the 2022 Phillips Mill Youth Art Exhibition. An acrylic painting by HGP's Dominic Rivera entitled “Before the Storm” (pictured here) earned second place in the exhibition’s painting category.

HGP lacrosse announces 2022 schedule
William Doherty

The Firebirds return the core of last year’s PIAA District 1 Class AA playoff team, led by three returning second-year captains in Max Rittenmeyer, Ryan Forde, and CJ Walker.  (photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image) 

HGP will unveil innovative Spiritan Immersion program
William Doherty

HGP's Spiritan Immersion program will debut in January, 2022. In this innovative program, HGP students will enroll in one experience that combines on- and off-campus study. Matt Jordan (pictured), for instance, will co-teach a deep dive into the challenges and realities that Philadelphia faces as a city moving forward. (photo courtesy of Douglas Benedict/Academic Image)

Ten HGP music men earn All-Catholic honors
William Doherty

Nine different Holy Ghost Prep students recently earned 2021 All-Catholic music honors and will perform in special music festivals in the first quarter of 2022. (not pictured Joshua Manangan and Daniel Perez)

2021-22 winter season preview -- Holy Ghost Prep bowling
William Doherty

Third-year HGP bowling coach Norm Muller is excited about his team—and with good reason. Led by senior Tyler Muller, the Firebirds are off to a 2-0 start, defeating both Devon Prep, 3-1 on Dec. 6 and Dock Mennonite, 4-0 on Dec. 7.

2021-22 winter season preview -- Holy Ghost Prep basketball
William Doherty

Tony Chapman enters his 44th season at the helm of the Firebirds with 901 career wins. His eye-popping win total figures to grow considerably this winter—given Chapman’s X-and-O acumen combined with the overall skill level of the 2021-22 Firebirds. 

Two HGP seniors win Bucks County civics scholarship contest
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep seniors Kamaljeeth Vijay and Patrick Lichtner submitted the top two essays in the Bucks County Civics Essay contest and received one-time scholarships for their efforts on Dec. 8. They received the scholarships from Dick Newbert, the editor of thelegacyof1776.com, and Shane Fitzgerald, the executive editor of the Bucks County Courier Times and The Intelligencer.