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Commencement 2022

Celebrating the Class of 2022

Milton Hershey School recognized the Class of 2022 on June 12, 2022, with an in-person Commencement Ceremony. Rewatch the event livestream and learn more about our newest graduates below.

Commencement Ceremony

Rewatch the MHS Commencement Ceremony, originally held on Sunday, June 12 at 10 a.m. and celebrate the Class of 2022.

Milton Hershey School senior award winners with MHS President Pete Gurt '85

Senior Awards Recipients

On Sunday, June 5, MHS recognized members of the Class of 2022 for their achievements inside and outside the classroom. The entire MHS community celebrates these students and their accomplishments.

Milton Hershey School celebrates the accomplishments of the Class of 2022

Class of 2022 Accomplishments

The Class of 2022 achieved a new milestone by becoming graduates from MHS. Learn more about their many accomplishments as a class.

Universal Congratulations

Milton Hershey School congratulates the divine Class of 2022 for all they’ve accomplished at MHS and looks forward to supporting them in the next chapter of their lives.

A Message From MHS Seniors

Class of 2022 Senior Year Memories

Senior Chapel and Awards Ceremony

Watch the Senior Chapel and Awards Ceremony livestream to hear senior speeches, student readings, and messages from MHS leadership about the Class of 2022.

Milton Hershey School celebrates Lifers

MHS Lifers: A Journey

MHS 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 26 lifers in the Class of 2022.

Read Kyle's Lifer BlogMeet This Year's LifersLearn Why It's Significant

Milton Hershey School seniors take their final walk students at MHS

The Last Chapter: A Year of Stories

As the Class of 2022 launches into the next chapter, we celebrate their experiences and all they’ve accomplished to get here. Their journeys are forever ingrained in the legacy of our founders, Mr. and Mrs. Hershey. As we reflect, we are reminded of the progress we’ve made and are excited for everything that is to come.

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Senior Showcase

At MHS, our students are given the ability to find their passions far beyond the classroom. View two feature videos below highlighting our graduating seniors.

"Reel" World Experience

Senior Logan Gates shares the hands-on experience he gained from the Engineering and Design pathway as a part of the school’s Career and Technical Education program.

A Dream Job

Senior Solomon Gotb participated in an internship with the Hershey Bears ice hockey team, where he found his calling to work in sports management.

Promotion Ceremonies

Along with celebrating the Class of 2022, this time period also marked a transition for our younger students. On Friday, June 10, MHS held Promotion Ceremonies for our fourth- and eighth-grade students who are moving on to their next scholastic division at MHS.

Fourth Grade Promotion Ceremony

Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony

Milton Hershey School - Graduation Through the Years

Graduation Through the Years

Commencement at MHS is like no other. As we prepare to celebrate the 88th Commencement Ceremony, take a step back in time to compare graduations of years past to modern-day ceremonies.

Read the Story Learn About the Tradition of Class Rings

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