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Author: Susanna Compare

Making a Difference with 15 Years of Experience in Hair Care

By Paige Lee-Early, Milton Hershey School Lead Hairstylist I’ve been in the hair care industry for 15 years now. Working at Spartan Styles, Milton Hershey School’s on-campus hair salon and...

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The Partnership that Helped Me Succeed at Milton Hershey School

By Fonati Abrokwa ’01, MHS Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion What allowed me to really embrace Milton Hershey School was seeing the collaboration between my parents...

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My Milton Hershey School Houseparents Made Such an Impact

By Bill Hunking ’74, MHS Campus Safety Systems Coordinator I enrolled at Milton Hershey School on April 15, 1963. I enrolled at Kinderhaus. It wasn’t long before I started to...

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Sharing the Joy of Milton Hershey School Through Female Mentorship

Every Milton Hershey School student is encouraged to recognize and share with others the opportunities they have been gifted. MHS junior, Maia, has been inspired to do just that, gaining...

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February is the Time to Brush Up on Children’s Dental Health

By Dr. Denise Alston, MHS Director of Dental Services As the director of dental services at Milton Hershey School (MHS), a free residential school for pre-K through 12th grade low-income...

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Legacy of Dental Care at Milton Hershey School Brings Smiles

While growing up, Milton Hershey moved several times, attended seven different schools, and did not receive the best dental care. Because of this, his wife, Catherine, caringly looked after him...

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Five Ways to Find Common Ground During Difficult Conversations

By Jeff Tran, MHS Home Life Administrator At Milton Hershey School, students and staff follow four Sacred Values—Mutual Respect, Integrity, Positive Spirit, and Commitment to Mission. These principles guide our...

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Milton S. Hershey: A Mother’s Love and Inspiration

In 1909, our founders, Milton and Catherine Hershey, had the foresight to create a home and school for orphan boys that focused on giving them the opportunities they needed to...

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