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Tag: Health and Wellness

Jacob Hayes ’17

When Jacob Hayes ’17 was in seventh grade, he began his journey at Milton Hershey School. Living on the residential campus in group homes quickly taught Jacob how to act...

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Ryan Blom ’15

When Ryan Blom ’15 enrolled at MHS in 2006 from Bethesda, Maryland, he was an athletic fourth-grader who was eager to get involved on campus. Every summer he loved playing...

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Alexis Quinn ’14

Alexis Quinn ’14 has been playing soccer for 17 years. Originally from Gloucester, Virginia, she enrolled at Milton Hershey School when she was in seventh grade and joined the school’s...

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Jonathan Branam ’96

Jonathan Branam ’96 is a Milton Hershey School “lifer”—he enrolled at MHS in pre-kindergarten and lived at the school until he graduated. Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, he says coming to...

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Health and Wellness: Sabrina’s Story

Sabrina began her journey at MHS in 2009 as a fifth grader. While she understood the importance of health and wellness, it wasn’t until she entered the school’s Transitional Living...

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Alphonso Nathan ’05

Alphonso Nathan ’05 is a glass half full kind of guy. He is someone who is excited about life and embraces everything it has to offer. “Every time someone talks...

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How to Have a Healthy Relationship with Food

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, in 2015 one in seven Americans and more than 12 million families struggled with hunger. Not being able to afford balanced meals...

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The Food Pantry: Giving Students a Taste of Nutrition and Variety

When students enroll at Milton Hershey School, they receive a top-notch education full of leadership, scholarship, and extra-curricular opportunities. They also receive regular meals at no cost that support their...

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Physical Fitness: The Road to a Long, Healthy and Productive Life

Many children from poverty come from an environment where it’s not safe to go outside and play. Without being physically active, these children may find themselves less engaged during the...

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The Transformation of Milton Hershey School’s Recreation Program

When Milton Hershey was giving a reporter a tour of the school in 1924, they encountered a group of excited boys. When Mr. Hershey asked what they were doing, they...

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