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As leaders in holistic education, Milton Hershey School staff believe providing for students’ daily needs is essential to their success. See how we lead the way in thought leadership.


My Milton Hershey School Houseparents Made Such an Impact

By Bill Hunking ’74, MHS Campus Safety Systems Coordinator I enrolled at Milton Hershey School on April 15, 1963. I enrolled at Kinderhaus. It wasn’t long before I started to...

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Milton Hershey School Hosts Its First Boys Leadership Seminar

Milton Hershey School hosted its first ever Boys Leadership Seminar focused on facilitating crucial conversations while taking advantage of opportunities. The event—a collaboration between MHS Student Character and Leadership and...

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February is the Time to Brush Up on Children’s Dental Health

By Dr. Denise Alston, MHS Director of Dental Services As the director of dental services at Milton Hershey School (MHS), a free residential school for pre-K through 12th grade low-income...

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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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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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WHYY Philadelphia Highlights the Need for Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning

Featuring Senate Alexander ’06, Esq., CHS Executive Director As families across the United States struggle to access good child care and effective early learning supports, the need for high-quality early...

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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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