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Maguire Scholar: Philip Lee ’21
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep junior Philip Lee’s plate is full between an AP-laden course load, a time and energy-consuming varsity sport in swimming, and his involvement in mock trial and Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Science (TEAMS) competitions. But despite the many demands on his time, Lee excels at everything he attempts.

HGP’s artistic side on display at Phillips Mill
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep artists are once again exhibiting their work at the Phillips Mill Youth Art Exhibit. This year, the five HGP artists who are exhibiting their work at Phillips Mill are: Jack Nycz, Liam Farrell, Jack Keating, Henry Yost, and Schuyler Cauley.  

HGP students excel in cyber defense competition
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep recently placed teams first, third, and fourth in the state of Pennsylvania in the CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition. The competition challenges teams from all over the globe to find and resolve cyber security vulnerabilities in simulated environments.

Annual Christmas Blessings initiative is a rousing success
William Doherty

Thanks to the collective generosity of the Holy Ghost Prep community, the Holy Ghost Prep Fathers Association’s annual Christmas Blessings initiative was able to collect nearly $30,000 in gift cards—providing the gift of Christmas to 70 area families in need.

Mothers' Guild Craft Show raises $51,000 for HGP
William Doherty

On Dec. 9, the Mothers’ Guild presented Holy Ghost president Gregory J. Geruson ’79 with a check that represented the funds raised at the Mothers’ Guild’s Annual Craft Show. The Craft Show raised a record-setting $51,000 for Holy Ghost Prep, and that money will be used to buy a new 9-passenger van for the school. 

Holy Ghost Prep enjoys record-setting Giving Tuesday
William Doherty

Holy Ghost Prep enjoyed a record-setting Giving Tuesday, raising $39,115.10 from 136 donors on Nov. 3. This year’s Giving Tuesday campaign surpassed last year’s amount by almost $20,000. The total number of donors (136) was also an all-time Giving Tuesday high.

More than just a hockey trip
William Doherty

The Holy Ghost Prep hockey team headed north to Jamestown, New York on Dec. 5 where it will compete in the National Scholastic Invitational Scholastic Showcase this weekend. It's more than just a hockey trip as long-time sportswriter Rick Woelfel chronicles in his terrific blog post about HGP's annual trek to Jamestown. 

HGP forensics turns 50
William Doherty

Nearly 300 HGP alums, including a few from Europe and many from all over the United States, came home to Holy Ghost Prep to celebrate 50 years of HGP Forensics at the Holt Center on November 16. (photo courtesy of Catalano Studio)

11 Holy Ghost Prep students earn All-Catholic music honors
William Doherty

Eleven different HGP students received All-Catholic music honors and will represent the school at a three-day festival next semester and at a Concert of Excellence on April 21, 2020 at Verizon Hall in Philadelphia.