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School Leadership

Leading MHS into a Second Century

Built on the generosity of Milton and Catherine Hershey, Milton Hershey School thrives today thanks to strong school leadership and vision. Learn about the people, plans, and corporate support that sustain the Hersheys’ dream of creating a school that will “exist forever.”

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Peter G. Gurt

Leaders of the School

Milton Hershey School relies on its president and Board of Managers to make strategic decisions and guide the institution. The school’s 10th leader is President Peter G. Gurt, an alumnus of the Class of 1985.

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Guiding Principles

MHS school leaders collaborate to uphold universal guiding principals. We set goals, measure outcomes, and celebrate milestones achieved.

Read Our Mission & Sacred ValuesView the Brown & Gold Annual ReportExplore Our 2020 Vision Strategic Plan

The Hershey Entities

Extended members of the Hershey “family,” MHS is supported in many ways by the entities. The Hershey Company, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, The Hershey Trust, and Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center all engage meaningfully with Milton Hershey School and its students.

Learn About Our Partners in the Mission

 

Milton Hershey School does not discriminate in admissions or other programs and services on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, sex, religious creed or disability. View full Equal Opportunity Policy.