Friar's Lantern

Alumnus of the Issue: Joe Ravert ’12

Steve O'Meara

April 27, 2018

Former student athlete Joe Ravert discusses his career in baseball, college, and life. Alumnus Joe Ravert ’12 played baseball at La Salle University as a two-way player, pitching and then playing first base. Ravert was a part ...

Orange Bowl MVP Alex Hornibrook opens up

Garrett Hallinan

January 31, 2018

Alex Hornibrook ’15 was a standout quarterback at Malvern.  Now, he is the leader of the University of Wisconsin’s football program. After being heavily criticized for his performance in a Big 10 Championship loss to O...



January 21, 2018

During the January 2018 J-Term, we launched our #AlumniofMalvern feature by pairing volunteer alumni from the classes of 2016 and 2017 with students in the Journalism J-Term class for interviews.  Alumni spoke with current...

James McErlane ’60 announced as graduation speaker

Mike Harrington

May 24, 2017

McErlane, a Senior Partner at West Chester law firm, hopes to offer remarks he would have liked to hear as a senior. Alumnus Mr. James McErlane ’60 will be the featured speaker at this year’s Graduation Ceremony, accordin...

Alumnus of the Issue: EJ Caterson ’92

Ethan Rowley

April 28, 2017

Surgeon returned to Malvern on April 3 to speak to students about his experiences. Dr. EJ Caterson ’92, a reconstructive plastic surgeon, has performed many operations like the facial and limb transplants he shared in his presentation. Yet those types of operations don’t comprise...

Former Friars share D1 lacrosse experiences

Garrett Hallinan

March 1, 2017

With the lacrosse season right around the corner, four Malvern alumni reminisce and share some advice. Three years ago, Malvern Lacrosse won the Inter-Ac Championship and posted an undefeated record of 24-0. The current seniors ...

Malvern students adapt to college and different learning styles

Tommy Pero

February 2, 2017

Administration says Malvern’s style of learning will soon be prevalent in colleges. For now, students must adjust. In the late spring of 2014, Matt Jones graduated from Malvern and expected to go onto college, earn a degree...

Alumnus of the Issue: John Lafferty ’82

Ethan Rowley

February 1, 2017

Entrepreneur said his vision gives him a “why” in life. After working at a family business for 25 years, Mr. John Lafferty ’82 founded his company CellMyLight, of which he is now President and CEO. The company produ...

Athletic alumni adjusting to college sports

Shane Muntz

October 27, 2016

Recent Malvern graduates share their experiences in their NCAA careers thus far. In high school sports a large number of athletes play their last games their senior year. However, according to Malvern Prep's website, 35 students from the Malvern Prep Class of 2016 – nearly one-thi...

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