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This is My MHS Story

The voices of Milton Hershey School are all distinct, but each extraordinary in their own way. The “This is My MHS Blog” tells the stories of our extraordinary students, teachers, houseparents, parents and sponsors, and graduates. Each contributor has their own unique story. Read on to learn what brought them to MHS, the impact it has had, and the impact they hope to impart on the lives of others.

A Career of Growth

Courtney Williams, a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania native, found out about Milton Hershey School from her friends and family who worked and attended the school for years. After receiving her bachelor’s degree...

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Training for Hills

Our student home is located on top of a hill. We have a great view and our basement doesn’t flood when it rains. It’s wonderful living on top of a...

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Envisioning Great Things for Our Grandchildren

By Michael and Roberta, grandparents and sponsors for Dominic, Gregory, and Shania We enrolled three of our grandchildren, Shania, Gregory, and Dominic at Milton Hershey School for several reasons.  After...

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The Tradition of Hospitality Started by Milton and Catherine Hershey

Milton and Catherine Hershey created the rich tradition of hospitality in their lives and extended it to Milton Hershey School. The town of Hershey and the school were both created...

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Perseverance and the Days I Will Always Remember

By Helena Taylor, a senior at MHS For the most part our eyes allow us to see. As an essential body part, our eyes give us vision which allows us...

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What Can I Do For You?

How Hospitality Helps Our Students Imagine arriving at your hotel after a long day of travel. Perhaps this is a business or work-related trip and you are traveling alone. Perhaps...

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This opportunity could be life-changing

Milton Hershey School sets students up for success—while you’re here and when you graduate. And it’s been free of cost since 1909 when Milton Hershey and his wife Catherine used...

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How to Establish and Maintain a Long-Lasting Healthy Lifestyle

MHS has been helping children and teens become self-motivated about health and wellness for 110 years and counting For adults, children, and teenagers alike, the benefits of establishing a healthy...

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Combining Science and Art: The History of Horticulture at MHS

Horticulture is defined as the science and art of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants. At Milton Hershey School, students have been embracing this combination of art and science...

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Every Woman Has Potential—You Just Have to Find It

By Kloé, an MHS sophomore As a child, I always looked up to my Aunt Jessica. She was the one person other than my mother who would take me out...

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