There are many Classes of 2022, but there is only one 150.


St. X celebrated commencement exercises in the school’s Brother Thomas More Page Stadium on Saturday, May 14. The Class of 2022 included 306 young men and featured 138 alumni legacies who had either a father, grandfather, great-grandfather, or even a great, great-grandfather graduating from St. X. Fitz Norris delivered the senior farewell.

Several prestigious award were announced at graduation. Paul Gates received the Xaverian Award, the highest honor bestowed on a graduating senior. Theology teacher Mrs. Karen White was presented the Thomas Borders Excellence in Teaching Award, and W. Earl Reed III ’69 was named the 2022 Outstanding Alumnus. Also noteworthy, at the senior awards ceremony on May 12, Will Varga was presented the Spirit of Saint Xavier Alumni Award.

saint xavier high school history
  • Founded by the Xaverian Brothers in 1864
  • Saint Xavier graduated its first official class in 1873
    • First Graduate was Francis Menne, Class of 1873 
  • Alumni Association Founded in 1884
    • More than 28,000 graduates living in all 50 states and 25+ foreign countries
  • The Poplar Level campus opened in 1961, moving after decades at the 118 West Broadway campus. 
  • St. X is the only Kentucky high school to have earned the US Department of Education’s Blue Ribbon Award four times. 
  • The first sport team to form at St. X was baseball in the year 1909. 
  • St. X boasts 259 State Championship Teams
    • Most state titles than any other high school within the state
  • The Xaverian Brothers’ network of schools includes 13 schools, 13,000+ students, 1,000 faculty and staff, and 300 trustees.

by the numbers

  • 306 Graduates

    • The Class of 2022 includes 45 2nd generation, 57 3rd generation, 34 4th generation, and two 5th generation graduates.

    • 1 appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy

    • appointment to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy 

  • individual with a perfect ACT score

  • 16,329 service hours to the local community over the past four years. That's equivalent to 2,438 eight-hour work days.

  • 745 scholarships received from 158 colleges/universities and the National Merit Corporation valued at more than $43.7 million dollars

  • 11 Kentucky Governor's Scholars

  • student chosen for Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts

  • 20 recognized by the National Merit Corporation

  • 38 student-athletes commit to play at the collegiate level. These young men will compete in different sports at 26 different colleges and universities. 

    • 7 team state championships: Baseball, Football, Lacrosse, Powerlifting, Tennis, Track & Field, and Swimming & Diving

    • 19 individual state championships were won: Cross Country, Swimming & Diving (10), Powerlifting (4), Tennis (2), and Track & Field (2).

  • The Class of 2022 was accepted to 180 colleges and universities.

2022 grad program