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The voices of Milton Hershey School are all distinct, but each extraordinary in their own way. MHS blog tells the stories of our extraordinary students, staff, houseparents, parents/sponsors, and graduates. 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.

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Milton Hershey School Students Help Beautify the Hershey Community Garden

The Hershey Community Garden (HCG) will soon install a beautification project on its grounds—an art mural by Milton Hershey School’s Year-Round Experiences (YRE) students. This colorful creation will bring life...

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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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Houseparents Laid the Foundation for Alumna’s Fulfilling Career at Milton Hershey School

By Amanda Massanet ’08, MHS Houseparent I know it’s a very difficult decision for parents/sponsors to send their children to Milton Hershey School. I know that firsthand because I went...

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Milton Hershey School Facilities Staff, Lifer Shares Memories of His Houseparents

By Neil Hunsinger ’98, MHS Facilities Coordinator I attended Milton Hershey School from kindergarten through 12th grade and graduated as an MHS lifer. From the start in elementary school, I...

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Milton Hershey School Valedictorian Shares a Message with the Class of 2021

By Lydia Lausch ’21, Valedictorian The idea of growing up is uncomfortable on its own, and when change occurs suddenly there are only two ways to respond: wait or initiate....

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The Resilient Class of 2021 Joins Milton Hershey School’s Alumni Family

By Jacob Dimento ’21 Graduation day is a milestone and one that is particularly special to me and the Class of 2021 because it celebrates our character and grit after...

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A Movie Comes to Life Through Milton Hershey School Graduate

By Dominique Dargan ’21 As someone who has been a part of the Milton Hershey School Class of 2021 since fourth grade, I am proud to say that through all...

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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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