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Tag: Visual and Performing Arts

Grace Wong – Senior Spotlight

When Grace Wong crosses the stage on Commencement day, she’ll join a long list of MHS graduates known as “lifers.” These alums enrolled at Milton Hershey School in pre-K, kindergarten,...

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2017 Alumnus of the Year: Eric Welsh ’84

Milton Hershey School has named retired Col. Eric Welsh ’84 the 2017 Alumnus of the Year, recognizing his global humanitarian efforts, 28-year military career, and selfless service to homeless veterans....

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Andre Sumler – Senior Spotlight

When Andre Sumler enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a freshman, he was already passionate about music. “My entire childhood was music,” said Andre. “If I wasn’t singing, I was...

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2016 Alumnus of the Year: Johnny Mills ’75

Milton Hershey School named Johnny Mills ’75 the 2016 Alumnus of the Year, recognizing his talent as a renowned musician and the example of excellence and philanthropy he sets for...

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Music In Our Schools Month: The Benefits of Visual and Performing Arts

Visual and performing arts (VPA) affect most people’s daily lives, whether we’re watching a movie, viewing an advertisement, or listening to music. For students who choose to participate in the...

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Milton Hershey School Incorporates Virtual Reality Technology into STEAM Curriculum

Computer Technology students prepare for future careers with new technology tools. As part of the Computer Technology career pathway in Milton Hershey School’s Career and Technical Education program, high school students...

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Kay Oyegun ’05

As an eighth-grader, Kay Oyegun ’05 made one of the first moves of her life when she moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Hershey to attend Milton Hershey School. After hearing...

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Milton Hershey School Students Perform at Annual White House Christmas Reception

Students sang classic holiday music for President Obama and the First Lady On Monday, Dec. 12, a group of 24 Milton Hershey School® students performed at one of the annual...

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Alexandra Cruz ’07

When asked to describe Milton Hershey School, Alexandra Cruz ’07 automatically thought of the word ‘welcoming.’ “Because I came from similar backgrounds to everybody else, it didn’t matter what I’d...

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Alex Heider ’08

Alex Heider graduated in 2008 from Milton Hershey School. He now works as a photojournalist/satellite truck operator with WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. Alex credits his time at MHS for helping...

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