Milton Hershey School Students Honored as January Rotary Students of the Month
Milton Hershey School seniors Mariah Weisenmiller and Daniel Himes recently were selected as the January 2020 Rotary Students of the Month. They each will receive a certificate from the Rotary, are eligible for a scholarship, and will be recognized at a special luncheon this month.
Mariah Weisenmiller is from Ridgeley, West Virginia and started at MHS as sophomore in high school. Mariah has flourished at the school, demonstrating academic achievement, leadership qualities, and an effort to serve our school community. Over the past three years, she has volunteered at the MHS Learning Resource Center, served as an active member of the MHS String Ensemble playing viola, and has been a member of the school’s art media club. Maria also has been busy participating in SkillsUSA, being an active member of the National Honor Society, and serves as President of the Spanish National Honor Society. She also is a member of the Milton Hershey School Student Government Association’s SCORE caucus that works to promote community service throughout the MHS campus. Mariah participated in a global technology summit during an international trip to Germany and Switzerland in summer 2018 through Milton Hershey School’s Multicultural and Global Education program. Mariah hopes to attend Lehigh University to study physics in order to have a career in quantum physics.
Daniel Himes is originally from Windsor, Pennsylvania and enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a sophomore in 2017. Daniel has challenged himself with a rigorous course load that has included multiple honors-, AP-, and college-level classes at MHS. He has been a part of the school’s soccer team, an active member of the National Honor Society, and volunteered as a tutor at the school’s Writing Center. Throughout the past year, Daniel has been one of 11 MHS students working in collaboration with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts to gain hands-on engineering and design experience through Milton Hershey School’s Career and Technical Education program. Daniel has supported the publication of the school newspaper and is a member of the Academic WorldQuest™ competition team. He completed an internship with the construction management firm Whiting & Turner and attended a language immersion trip to Costa Rica in spring 2019 through the school’s Multicultural and Global Education program. Daniel hopes to attend Rice University to study applied mathematics in hopes of doing post-graduate research.
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!