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Why I Came Back to Milton Hershey School as a Houseparent

By Joel Smith ’02, MHS Houseparent Developing my style of houseparenting came from my houseparents. They helped me so much and led me to become a more responsible person. They...

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Milton Hershey School Class Reflections: The Gift I Needed

By Angel Perrett ’22, MHS Alumna As a first-grader, coming to Milton Hershey School was all I ever thought about. Using my imagination, I wore down my brown Crayola crayons...

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Milton Hershey School Houseparents Turned the Light Back on in My Life

By Myron McCurdy ’82, MHS Elementary Division Home Life Administrator My siblings and I lost our father and our mother, so when I first came to Milton Hershey School, I...

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Walking Down Memory Lane with Houseparents at Milton Hershey School

By Gina Allessie ’90, MHS High School Physical Education, Health Teacher Houseparents at Milton Hershey School teach you how to be responsible and accountable. They show you the tough love...

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A Mothers’ Sacrifice and Vision Resulted in Opportunity at Milton Hershey School

Not everyone’s journey to Milton Hershey School is the same. At the core of every journey, though, is the selflessness of a person who wanted the children in their care...

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Thank You, Milton Hershey School Houseparents

By Terry Donaher ’98, MHS Admissions Counselor The houseparent role at Milton Hershey School is such a unique job. A lot of our students may not have a father or...

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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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Milton Hershey School Homecoming Through the Years

In 1930, a group of Hershey Industrial School alumni met to form a Hershey Industrial School Alumni Association. Superintendent George E. Copenhaver appointed Arthur R. Whiteman ‘27 as President. The...

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Without Houseparents, Milton Hershey School Alumna, Staff Member Says She May Not Have Graduated

By Lorraine Romberger ’83, MHS Alumni Relations Manager The encouragement of houseparents can really make a difference in a student’s success at MHS. When I transitioned to MHS, it was...

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Milton Hershey School Alumnus, Staff Reciprocates Guidance from Houseparents

By Tylor Teel ’11, MHS Transitional Living Assistant When I was a student at MHS, I had one set of houseparents while I was in Middle Division and another couple...

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