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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, staff, houseparents, parents/sponsors, and graduates. Each contributor has their own 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.

Milton Hershey School Residential Education Professional, Alumna Inspired by Influence of Houseparents

By Quad Abdul-Aziz ’15, MHS Transitional Living Assistant I came to MHS in fifth grade so I was here from the ages of 10 to 18. My houseparents played a...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Succeeds Through Obstacles

Fulfilling the Hersheys’ vision, more than 600 alumni have enrolled at Milton Hershey School in kindergarten or first grade—some even earlier. When a student finishes their schooling and graduates from...

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Milton Hershey School Senior Learns Leadership Skills Through Alumni Network

By Prince Sokpo ’21 The Milton Hershey School’s Student Government Association Leadership Academy series gave me insight into becoming a great leader. Through the first session with MHS alumna Julie...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Feels Prepared for the Future

Fulfilling the Hersheys’ vision, more than 600 alumni have enrolled at Milton Hershey School in kindergarten or first grade—some even earlier. When a student finishes their schooling and graduates from...

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Milton Hershey School Senior Finds Network Through Leadership Academy

By Celeste De La Rosa ’21 This school year, Milton Hershey School’s Student Government Association (SGA) hosted a Leadership Academy series in partnership with M.O.L.D. Mentoring program, where MHS alumni...

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Milton Hershey School Teacher, Alumnus Shares Testimony About Houseparents

By Chris Spinogatti ’17, MHS Elementary Division Teacher Houseparents create a beautiful relationship with the students in their student home where students feel like they can go to them for...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Feels Prepared for Life After MHS

Fulfilling the Hersheys’ vision, more than 600 alumni have enrolled at Milton Hershey School in kindergarten or first grade—some even earlier. When a student finishes their schooling and graduates from...

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Milton Hershey School Lifer Cherishes Her MHS Experience

Fulfilling the Hersheys’ vision, more than 600 alumni have enrolled at Milton Hershey School in kindergarten or first grade—some even earlier. When a student finishes their schooling and graduates from...

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Milton Hershey School Seniors Enhance Confidence, Independence, and More Through Residential Program

The Milton Hershey School Transitional Living (TL) program prepares senior students for life as young adults. In their final year at MHS, students move from student homes to apartment-style residences...

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Milton Hershey School Recruiter Goes Above and Beyond in Career and Connections

By Lucy Mansour, MHS Recruiter I moved from Brazil to Kansas in 1999 where my husband and I started our family. In 2005, we relocated to Pennsylvania. Once we settled...

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