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Author: Rachel Lindsley

The Power of One Female Mentor at Milton Hershey School

“Ultimately, I feel like Mrs. Kirchner is a safe place for me to be calm,” shared Vanessa, Milton Hershey School senior. “Our conversations remind me that we’re females and we...

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Poverty Talks Series Hosted by Lisa Scullin: Engaging with Parents/Sponsors at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications In 1981, American novelist, Toni Morrison shared in Essence magazine: “I don’t think one parent can raise a child. I don’t think...

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Fashion Designer Becomes Houseparent to Give Back Talents at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Milton Hershey School Houseparent Paulette Everett With an eye for design, Paulette Everett transports her fashion experience into her role as a houseparent at Milton Hershey School. Paulette prides...

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Graduate Programs for Success Division Share Tips for Navigating College and Career Milestones

By Tanya Baynham, MHS Vice President of Graduate Programs for Success Division Ready or not, high school seniors are getting closer to one of the most exciting milestones—graduation! Between selecting...

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Partnering Together to Impact Youth as Milton Hershey School Houseparents

Featuring Lee and Kelly Held, MHS Houseparents With a love for teaching children, Lee and Kelly Held met in Houston, Texas, where together they taught at-risk youth. After several years...

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Houseparents Use Personal Experience to Train New Employees at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Karen Brown, MHS Home Life Training Specialist As a Middletown resident, Karen Brown has always been fascinated by the mission of Milton Hershey School. She grew up down the...

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Life-Long Youth Mentors Become Houseparents at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Joe and Ashley Hoover, MHS Houseparents Pennsylvania native Ashley Hoover and her husband, Joe, share a passion for mentoring youth. It’s what brought them together and inspired them to...

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Milton Hershey School Greater Together: Human Resources

A campaign acknowledging Milton Hershey School staff who look out for one another, achieve goals, and lift up the MHS community to make us Greater Together. The Milton Hershey School...

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Caribbean Couple Finds Calling as Milton Hershey School Houseparents

Featuring David and Beverly-Ann Fraser, MHS Houseparents “Over 22 years ago, we migrated from the Caribbean to be a part of a church family in Brooklyn, New York, and became...

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The Greater Together Theme Resonates with Milton Hershey School Staff

By Sean Ryan, MHS Campus Safety Telecommunicator The theme of the 2021-22 school year, Greater Together, resonated with me in several ways. As I reflected on my life, so many...

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