Alumni News

The Mercyhurst Prep Alumni office serves as a liaison between the school and our alumni. Our mission is to increase your connection with MPS and to link our alumni to each other.

2019 All-Class Reunion Weekend

The All-Class Reunion Weekend held on August 2 and 3 included rowing on the bay, soccer games, the Golden Anniversary Luncheon, and the All-Class Reunion.

View our photo gallery of the weekend’s festivities.

Visit our Reunions Calendar for more information about other upcoming reunions.

Alumni Update

Matt Benczkowski ‘15 is featured in a Pitt Magazine article titled:  “He’s Advancing Science, One Parasite at a Time” 

Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations

Do you know an MPS graduate who has achieved significant career accomplishments or service milestones?  We are now accepting nominations for Distinguished Alumni Awards. Please take a moment to submit one or more nominations for noteworthy alumni. It’s really easy, and anyone in the MPS family can submit names.

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS SEPTEMBER 21, 2018. View a list of past recipients.

All nominations will be considered by our Alumni Board of Governors, and awardees will be honored at our next Laker Legends Scholarship Gala to be held on March 27, 2020.

Below are the MPS Alumni Association Awards and criteria:

Distinguished Alumni Awards [Career Award or Service Award] The nominees should be individuals who have achieved a high level of success in their careers or service and at the same time have been generous in support of Mercyhurst Preparatory School and community and/or have rendered exceptional volunteer service to the school, their workplace, or the community.

President’s Award
The nominees for this award, chosen by the Alumni Association President, should be individuals who have exhibited longtime dedication and unfailing support to Mercyhurst Preparatory School, its faculty, and its students.

Mercy Award
The nominees should be individuals who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to the Mercyhurst Preparatory School mission “to prepare students from all religious and ethnic backgrounds for a successful, productive, and compassionate life in an ever-changing and interdependent world.”

Young Alumni Award
The nominees should be individuals who exhibit leadership in their personal, professional, or volunteer accomplishments and also in their involvement with Mercyhurst Preparatory School. Alumni from the classes of 1999-2009 are eligible for the award.

View our photo gallery from previous Laker Legends Gala events