Commencement Weekend 2021
Senior Celebration Car Processional
Watch a replay of the Senior Celebration Car Processional live stream held on June 12, 2021.
Virtual Commencement Ceremony
Rewatch the MHS Virtual Commencement Ceremony held on June 11, 2021.
Senior Award Recipients
MHS recognized a special group of seniors at its Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 11, 2021—its award winners. The entire MHS community celebrates these students and their hard work and achievements.
- Valedictorian: Lydia Lausch
- Salutatorian: Derrick Nhin
- Most Nearly Ideal Senior: Elijah Espaillat
Resilience: A Year of Stories
Inspiring moments of resilience and adaptation tell the story of the Class of 2021. We reflect back on a year of positive spirit and keeping our future in focus.
These experiences forever will be a part of us. And, we will remember that although distanced, we are closer than ever.
Milton Hershey School recognizes the resilient Class of 2021 and their many accomplishments from their time at MHS. View two feature videos or watch our complete Commencement 2021 playlist.
A Message from MHS Seniors
Class of 2021 Senior Year Memories
Class of 2021 Accomplishments
As a senior class, 237 students have benefited from a top-notch education, nurturing home life program, and comprehensive student health services. Learn more about their many accomplishments as a class.
MHS Lifers: 16 in '21
Milton Hershey School celebrates a special group of graduates each year called “lifers.” Lifers are students who begin at MHS in first grade or earlier and remain enrolled through graduation. There are 16 lifers in the Class of 2021.
At Milton Hershey School, we see what our students can achieve when given the best resources in education. View two feature videos or watch our complete Class of 2021 playlist.
Persevering Despite Challenges
Senior Lydia Lausch continued to pursue her passion for music despite canceled competitions this school year.
Senior Russell Morse participated in the 2020-21 NASA HUNCH Culinary Challenge and saw a glimpse into his future dream job.
Graduation Through the Years
With the Class of 2021, Milton Hershey School surpassed 11,000 graduates at its 87th Commencement Ceremony. Take a step back in time to compare graduations of years past to modern-day ceremonies.