Milton Hershey School Seniors Honored as January 2021 Rotary Students of the Month
Milton Hershey School seniors Mia Jones and Samuel James recently were selected as the January 2021 Rotary Students of the Month. They each will receive a certificate from the Rotary, are eligible for a scholarship, and will be recognized by the local Rotary Club of Hershey.
Mia Jones is from Dover, Delaware, and arrived at Milton Hershey School as a sophomore in 2018. Beyond her coursework at MHS, Mia is passionate about volunteering and giving back to her community. She has volunteered with Ronald McDonald House Charities, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity Restore, Restoration World Outreach, and the 2020 Pennsylvania Farm Show. She is a member of the National Honor Society and interned with the MHS Agricultural and Environmental Education program, working at the Environmental Center. After graduating from MHS, Mia plans to attend a four-year university.
Samuel James is from Warren, Ohio, and enrolled at Milton Hershey School in 2017 as a freshman in high school. He is highly involved in school activities at MHS, including being president of the newly-launched MHS Investment Club. He also is chief of staff for the executive branch of the Student Government Association, a residential advisor in Transitional Living, a member of the ice hockey team, and a mentee in the M.O.L.D. mentoring program. He is a member of the National Honor Society and made Distinguished Honor Roll. Samuel completed two internships while a student at MHS, the first as a corporate intern for the Hershey Trust Company and the second in the MHS Finance Department. After graduation, he intends to pursue a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate with expertise in asset management.
Milton Hershey School partners with the Rotary Club of Hershey to create leadership and community service opportunities for MHS students.
Congratulations to these members of the Class of 2021 on receiving this recognition of their accomplishments.