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This is My MHS Story

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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Showing Care with Baking

The Deed of Trust creating the Milton Hershey School contained information on what was to be provided for the students. In addition to providing for daily needs by taking care...

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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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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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Finding Joy in Our Classrooms and Community

By Christine C. Halliday, MHS Second-Grade Teacher After 17 years of teaching at Milton Hershey School, I still love to walk into my second-grade classroom and see the joy that...

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Milton Hershey School Celebrates Educators During Teacher Appreciation Week

Every day, Milton Hershey School teachers go above and beyond what’s expected of them as they develop the next generation of leaders. From delivering a top-notch education inside and outside...

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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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Mentorship: Empowering the Next Generation to Be Their Greatest Selves

By Lisa Scullin, MHS Vice President of Communications Did you know that young adults with strong mentorship are 130 percent more likely to find themselves in leadership positions later in...

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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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