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Tag: Houseparenting

Mercedes Grubb ’09

Mercedes Grubb ’09 arrived at MHS as a cautious second-grader. She found her path through athletics by joining the elementary soccer program, and playing softball and field hockey throughout high...

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Connecting Home Life to the Classroom: Creating a Nurturing Learning Environment to Call Home

When students enroll at Milton Hershey School, they’re not only receiving a top-notch education. They’re joining a safe, nurturing community that feels like a second home. Before enrolling at MHS,...

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Bridget Savadge ’87

When asked to describe her time at Milton Hershey School, Bridget Savadge ’87 says it allowed her to dream. “Milton Hershey School allowed me to see a life that I...

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Phil McClain ’07

When Phil McClain ’07 arrived at Milton Hershey School in 1999, he had no idea that a simple chore would impact his future career path. As a sixth-grader, Phil was...

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The Marathon Called Houseparenting

I am not built for running, but I’ve always wanted to be a runner. So through lots of practice, time and effort, I have worked up to running long distances—including...

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Anthony Oakley ’82

When asked for a specific characteristic he learned at Milton Hershey School, Anthony Oakley ’82 is quick to share his respect for other people and his strong work ethic. Anthony...

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The Moment Everything Changed

By Clare Ogle, an MHS houseparent It’s funny how you can go about living your life and then something happens and everything changes. For us, that moment was about five...

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