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Alumni Success StoriesCategory: Class of 1990-1999

MHS Graduates Making a Positive Impact

Thousands of Milton Hershey School graduates have found their own way to make a positive impact on the world. Their dedication to building an impactful life is, in part, due to the foundation built at MHS. Now, by sharing their stories, our alumni serve as role models and help set the foundation for new generations of Milts.

Read on to learn more about the accomplished alumni of Milton Hershey School.

Dr. Aisha Stroop ’94

Dr. Aisha Stroop ’94 is an emergency medicine physician at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut. Her days are filled with life-threatening emergencies, patient care, and critical decisions. After graduating from...

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Marc Yu ’94

After moving to San Francisco from the Philippines, Marc Yu ’94 and his brother lived in the projects with their mother. After they began to get in trouble with the...

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Andre Wright ’90

As the youngest of six children in his family, Andre Wright ’90 enrolled at Milton Hershey School in fifth grade when his mother started noticing more violence in the area...

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Erica Ratiner ’93

When Erica Ratiner ’93 toured Milton Hershey School, she made the decision to apply. She enrolled at MHS at the end of her seventh-grade year and had access to opportunities...

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Jason Brown ’99

From a young age, Milton Hershey School was a place of opportunity for Jason Brown ’99 and his twin brother. MHS had fresh air, comfort, and sports teams — things...

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Marcus Paul James ’99

When NBC aired its live production of “The Wiz” Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, Milton Hershey School alumni might have recognized one of the ensemble members as Marcus Paul James ’99....

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Jason Chessman ’93

Jason Chessman ’93 is an assistant prosecutor in Cumberland County, N.J., specializing in juvenile crime. He knows that his experiences at MHS uniquely qualify him to work with troubled youth....

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Jamie Arnsparger ’94

Jamie Arnsparger ’94 is a broadcast operations manager with Discovery Communications. He oversees the day-to-day operations at the U.S. and Latin America Broadcast Facility, which originates over 60 networks, broadcasting...

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Doug Oliver ’93

Doug Oliver ’93 has quite a resume. He served as communications chief for Philadelphia Mayor, Michael Nutter, he was an executive at Philadelphia Gas Works, press secretary for the PA...

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Melissa Peeples-Fullmore ’91

Melissa Peeples-Fullmore ’91 is the 2015 recipient of the Career Achievement Award from Milton Hershey School. She currently serves as a program officer for a non-profit that helps develop aspiring...

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Brad Hicks ’96

Brad Hicks is a 1996 graduate of Milton Hershey School. He calls going to MHS a “game-changer.” He said, “without MHS I would never have been able to achieve what...

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Mario Christian ’96

Mario Christian graduated from Milton Hershey School in 1996. He went on to become a CPA  and eventually became a Director of Financial and Operations Analysis. But Mario’s road to...

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