MHS Middle School Students Lay Wreaths to Honor Veterans
On Saturday, Dec. 16, more than 200 Milton Hershey School middle school students honored the nation’s deceased veterans by participating in National Wreaths Across America Day at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery—an annual, nationwide event that encourages students and adults to remember the nation’s fallen servicemen and women.
MHS students participated in an official ceremony and listened to MHS alumnus and Supervisor of Safety and Security Rodney Drake ’80 describe the significance of the wreath-laying event. Afterwards, they walked through the cemetery and reflected on the veterans’ sacrifice by placing wreaths on their graves.
Milton Hershey School encourages students to become global citizens and empathetic, respectful individuals through events like National Wreaths Across America Day.