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Milton Hershey School Seniors Honored as March 2021 Rotary Students of the Month

Milton Hershey School seniors Lydia Lausch and Adam Palatnick were recently selected as the March 2021 Rotary Students of the Month. They each received a certificate from the Rotary Club of Hershey and are eligible for a scholarship.

MHS student Lydia Lausch

Lydia Lausch is from Lebanon, Pennsylvania, and came to Milton Hershey School as an eighth-grader in 2016. She is very involved in campus life, participating in Cultural Advisory Committee, National Honor Society, String Ensemble, Marching Band, and Indoor Winds. She is an accomplished violinist, participating in the Pennsylvania Music Educator Association’s District and Regional Orchestra competitions. Lydia also participated on the Hershey Project Pathways committee to assist on projects unveiled in Hershey’s Chocolatetown. She has volunteered at the Hershey Community Gardens and Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church. In addition, in 2019 and 2020, Lydia placed first in the Hershey Rotary Club’s Four Way Speech Contest. In January 2021, Lydia began an internship at Milton Hershey School working in the Heritage Center at Kinderhaus to archive historical documents, items, and more. After graduation, she plans to obtain a bachelor’s degree in history with the goal to become a history teacher.

MHS student Adam Palatnick

Adam Palatnick enrolled at Milton Hershey School in 2018. He is a member of the National Honor Society and the newly created MHS Investment Club. As an opportunity to give back to his community, he volunteered to write letters to residents of a local retirement home during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has participated in the Spartan Internship program working with the MHS Information Technology department. After graduation, he plans to study computer science.

Milton Hershey School partners with the Rotary Club of Hershey to create leadership and community service opportunities for MHS students.

Please congratulate these seniors when you see them on campus!

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