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July 6, 2021

A Life of Giving: Celebrating Catherine Hershey’s 150th Birthday

By Pete Gurt ’85, Milton Hershey School President There are many important dates in the history of Milton Hershey School, but one of these noteworthy occasions happened decades before the...

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June 28, 2021

Successful Farming Features MHS Hydroponics Program

Featuring Dr. Jason Smith, MHS Horticultural Instructional Advisor Successful Farming recently interviewed Dr. Jason Smith about the school’s hydroponics program and how the students are learning agribusiness as part of...

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June 25, 2021

FOX43 Showcases the Important Role of Houseparents on Father’s Day

Featuring Mike King, MHS houseparent, and Mike Campbell, MHS Director of Year-Round Experiences Fox43 reporter Madeline Cuddihy visited Milton Hershey School in advance of Father’s Day to learn how two...

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May 26, 2021

Outcomes Beyond Compare: Milton Hershey School Gives Low-Income Kids Access to College and Supports Their Success

Milton Hershey School education experts recognize that every student’s path to greatness is different. This is especially true for low-income children with complicated life situations and stressors. For more than...

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May 5, 2021

ABC27 Showcases Milton Hershey School Students’ Hands-on Learning Experience Caring for Baby Goats

Featuring Rachel Teller, MHS Associate Director of Agricultural and Environmental Education The birth of 36 baby goats at Milton Hershey School’s Animal Center in the past two months has grabbed...

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May 4, 2021

Milton Hershey School Names 2021 Alumna of the Year

Christine Cook ’81 recognized for her service in early childhood education Milton Hershey School has named Christine (Brennan) Cook ’81 as the 2021 Alumna of the Year in recognition for...

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May 1, 2021

FOX43 Spotlights Milton Hershey School Students’ Chocolatetown Creations

Featuring Dave Curry, MHS Director of Career and Technical Education Hersheypark has opened for the 2021 summer season and its newest attraction has a sweet connection to Milton Hershey School....

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April 27, 2021

Milton Hershey School Hydroponics Program Highlighted by ABC27

Featuring Dr. Jason Smith, MHS Horticultural Instructional Advisor On April 27, abc27 reporter Michella Drapac talked to Milton Hershey School hydroponics program senior Brianna Stoss and MHS Horticultural Instructional Advisor...

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April 27, 2021

CBS 21 Highlights How Milton Hershey School Students Inform PA State Police Training on Diversity and Inclusion

CBS21 reporter Samantha York spoke to a Milton Hershey School senior about the integral role she and her classmates play in the training of Pennsylvania State Police cadets through the...

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April 21, 2021

Central Penn Business Journal Shares How Milton Hershey School Reimagined Student Leadership Amid Pandemic

Featuring Sharice Johnson, Coordinator of Student Character and Leadership Development; Michelle Weber, Student Government Association Coordinator, and Fonati Abrokwa ’01, Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion While...

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