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The Penn Charter Alumni Society would like to congratulate the 2017 Athletic Honor Society Honorees. The individuals and teams listed below will be recognized at the Athletic Honor Society banquet on Friday Nov. 10, 2017. Congratulations to this year's class and please click here for details

Individual Inductees:

Richard Allman OPC ‘60
Kenny Devenney OPC ‘01
Jennifer Gallagher OPC ‘94
Colin Hitschler OPC ‘06
Jennifer Leath OPC ‘99
Megan Miller OPC ‘94
Brendan Moore OPC ‘97
David Shipon OPC ‘88
Mark Skoczynski OPC ‘86


1961 Baseball
1976 Boys Lacrosse
1993 Football


On Friday, May 26, the Penn Charter community came together to celebrate our 124th Color Day. Yellow took the crown by a score of 19-18, and the senior rope pull was won by Blue. Click here for a recap and photos from the day.

On Saturday, June 10, the class of 2017 officially became OPCs as they received their diplomas in front of family, friends, OPCs, faculty and staff. Watch the full Commencement ceremony on Vimeo. 


William A. Graham OPC '58 recently penned an article about one man's philanthropic commitment to the Philadelphia area.

Scott Mason OPC '14 and Cathryn Skinner OPC '13 were both named Division III track and field All-American in the steeplechase event. 




Friends and family will gather on Friday, June 16, 11 am at a Memorial Meeting for Worship for Richard P. Brown Jr. OPC '38

Penn Charter recently recognized Upper School students with end-of-year awards honoring their contributions in areas such as leadership, academics, technology and the school’s service learning program. 

The end-of-year Athletics Banquet recognized athletes, coaches and teams, and celebrated an exciting year in athletics that earned PC five Inter-Ac championships – in boys and girls soccer, girls tennis, baseball, and boys track and field – plus state championships in softball and boys track and field. Go, Charter! 

Penn Charter's traditional spring concerts featured the budding talents and maturing musicianship of PC students. Congratulations to the students and their teachers.


Charlotte Hounds lacrosse player and PC assistant lacrosse coach Joe Sankey OPC ’11 was invited to speak at the Sun Valley High School College signing day ceremony on May 31, 2017. Sankey shared his story of adjusting to college expectations and setting personal goals with an audience of 15 Sun Valley College signees and their families. Patrick Sasse OPC ’98 is the principal at Sun Valley High School.

Penn Charter

A Friends School for Girls and Boys, Pre-K to 12

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