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Fashion Designer Becomes Houseparent to Give Back Talents at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Milton Hershey School Houseparent Paulette Everett With an eye for design, Paulette Everett transports her fashion experience into her role as a houseparent at Milton Hershey School. Paulette prides...

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Partnering Together to Impact Youth as Milton Hershey School Houseparents

Featuring Lee and Kelly Held, MHS Houseparents With a love for teaching children, Lee and Kelly Held met in Houston, Texas, where together they taught at-risk youth. After several years...

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Houseparents Use Personal Experience to Train New Employees at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Karen Brown, MHS Home Life Training Specialist As a Middletown resident, Karen Brown has always been fascinated by the mission of Milton Hershey School. She grew up down the...

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Life-Long Youth Mentors Become Houseparents at Milton Hershey School

Featuring Joe and Ashley Hoover, MHS Houseparents Pennsylvania native Ashley Hoover and her husband, Joe, share a passion for mentoring youth. It’s what brought them together and inspired them to...

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Caribbean Couple Finds Calling as Milton Hershey School Houseparents

Featuring David and Beverly-Ann Fraser, MHS Houseparents “Over 22 years ago, we migrated from the Caribbean to be a part of a church family in Brooklyn, New York, and became...

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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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