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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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An Impactful Career: Houseparenting at Milton Hershey School

By Ashley Hoover, MHS Houseparent Our journey to houseparenting at Milton Hershey School started long before 2013. We were tired of clocking in and out at a job every day...

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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 Houseparents’ Love at Milton Hershey School

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications For any parent, the first 18 years of your child’s life are filled with milestones and challenges—something I had to learn quickly...

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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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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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A Legacy of Female Mentorship at Milton Hershey School

Milton Hershey School has a legacy of women empowering each other to be their greatest selves. That legacy continues today as female staff members take intentional time to invest in...

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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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