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A Lifetime of Memories from Milton Hershey School

Born in 1922, Lee E. Owen ’40 enrolled at Hershey Industrial School—before it became Milton Hershey School—in 1934 when he was 12 years old. He graduated in 1940—one of the...

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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 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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Path to Post-Secondary Success at Milton Hershey School

For Elementary and Middle Division students at Milton Hershey School, graduating from high school and heading towards post-secondary success can seem years or even decades away. At MHS, though, every...

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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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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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Hannah (Hipple) Pietri ‘17

Hannah (Hipple) Pietri ’17, grew up with a love for culinary arts and being in the kitchen—a passion she shared with her grandmother, that only grew when she enrolled at...

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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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Milton Hershey School Promotes Literacy and Career Exploration by Hosting Go R.E.D. Reading Night with Alumni

Milton S. Hershey had a deep passion for reading that he learned from his father, Henry. For more than 110 years, Milton Hershey School has carried on its cofounder’s legacy...

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