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Tag: Student Character and Leadership

Deesha Dyer ’95: Alumni Advice

The Secret to Confidence Before coming to Milton Hershey School, I spent a lot of time at my grandmother’s house. I always watched her balance a million things while still...

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Madison Sottasante ’15

As a seventh-grader from Elizabethtown, PA, Madison Sottasante ’15 enrolled at Milton Hershey School after her mother started searching for better opportunities. “My mom was a single mom for the...

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A Day I Will Always Remember

By Kaela, an MHS junior This fall, I decided to run with the cross country team on Wednesdays with the goal of getting stronger and faster. I’ve never been a...

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Character and Leadership: Brianna’s Story

When Brianna enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a second-grader from Philadelphia, it took time for her to get used to being away from her family at such a young...

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Kayvon Asemani ’14

When Kayvon Asemani ’14 enrolled at Milton Hershey School in fifth grade, he brought with him the idea that life was all about finding opportunities in every situation. It was...

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Nora Long ’12

Nora Long ’12 was 15 years old when she enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Reading, Pennsylvania. Although she was unsure of where her life was headed in that moment,...

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The Power of the Spark

When sparks happen in our lives, we have two choices: we can let them simmer and fade, or we can seize the moment. When Milton Hershey had the opportunity to...

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Shawnda Kohr ’08

When Shawnda Kohr ’08 was seven years old, she enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. While being away from her family was overwhelming at such a young age,...

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Making a Difference Through Mentorship

To encourage staff to make a positive impact on students’ lives throughout the school year, Milton Hershey School students created a mentorship program. The goal? To help establish a strong...

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Cassandra Wentzel ’05

Cassandra Wentzel ’05 remembers the day she encouraged her grandparents to call and learn more about Milton Hershey School. It was a pivotal moment that has come full circle for...

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