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From the Classroom to a Student Home, Empty Nesters Impact Youth as Houseparents

Featuring Preston and Louise Morgan, MHS Houseparents After raising their family in Texas, Preston and Louise Morgan became empty nesters looking for a new opportunity in Pennsylvania near relatives. That’s...

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Previous Educator Teaches Life Skills as a Houseparent at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Brian and Deepa Black, MHS Houseparents Deepa and Brian Black were happily living in North Texas when they learned about a new opportunity to impact the lives of youth—becoming...

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Houseparent Recruiter Shares Firsthand Experience and Passion for the Role

Featuring Salim Hanna, Milton Hershey School Recruiter As a previous camp and conference center employee, Salim (Sal) Hanna has always had a passion for impacting the lives of youth. Sal...

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Milton Hershey School Staff Named Houseparents of the Year by Coalition of Residential Excellence

Featuring Terry and Kathy Augustine, MHS Houseparents Milton Hershey School houseparents Terry and Kathy Augustine were recently recognized with the 2021 Catherine Hershey Award for Houseparents of the Year by...

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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 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 Teacher, Alumnus Shares Testimony About Houseparents

By Chris Spinogatti ’17, MHS Elementary Division Teacher Houseparents create a beautiful relationship with the students in their student home where students feel like they can go to them for...

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