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Alumni Success StoriesCategory: Class of 2000-2009

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.

Brienna Mundy ’04

When Brienna Mundy ’04 was a teenager, she was living with an older sibling in a tiny home. Resources were scarce. She loved school, but the future was murky. She...

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Joey Latsha ’08

Joey Latsha ’08 developed a love of plant and animal life as a child while working alongside his grandfather in his garden. His passion grew after enrolling at Milton Hershey...

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Aurita Maldonado ’01

Aurita Maldonado ’01 has survived being struck by a 200-pound improvised explosive device in Afghanistan, a case of rat lungworm that paralyzed her, losing her home from Hurricane Maria, and...

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2023 Alumnus of the Year: Robin Ferrer ’00

Milton Hershey School’s 2023 Alumnus of the Year Robin Ferrer ’00 described his time at the school as his most significant and transformative experience. Before enrolling at MHS his experience...

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2022 Alumna of the Year: Jocelyn Bioh ’01

Jocelyn Bioh ’01 has always loved performing and knew from her time at Milton Hershey School that she belonged in the arts. She was recently recognized as the MHS 2022...

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Christian Calle ’09

Growing up in Queens, New York, Christian Calle ’09 dreamed of a brighter future. He knew he wanted to attend college, but he wasn’t sure if the opportunity would happen....

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Dan Acevedo ’08

Growing up in the neighborhood of Corona in the borough of Queens, New York, Dan Acevedo ’08 was surrounded by what he described as a dangerous situation. “I struggled a...

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Tiffanni Osborne ’09

Growing up in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tiffanni Osborne ’09 was living with her mom’s friends when she learned about Milton Hershey School. As the third child born to a teenage...

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Adzua Agyapon ’07

Adzua Agyapon ’07 enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a third-grader, excited for the new adventure that lay ahead. Growing up in New York City, her mother yearned to provide...

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Alexandra Cristin ’07

When you Google “Tape-In Hair Extensions” and scroll past the Google Ads and local businesses, the first website you come upon is Glam Seamless—a multimillion-dollar empire built by Milton Hershey...

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Brian Washington ’03

Brian Washington ’03 enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania after his mother saw that MHS would challenge her son academically, emotionally, and in his career interests. During his...

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Joel Smith ’02

Joel Smith ’02 enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Sicklerville, New Jersey as a sixth-grader. With a single mother raising four children and going to college, Joel found MHS as...

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Marilyn Weaver ’03

Marilyn Weaver ’03 enrolled at Milton Hershey School (MHS) from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania when her family made the hard and selfless decision to give her the opportunity of a lifetime....

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Jamison “Mason” Langguth ’06

Jamison “Mason” Langguth ’06 enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a seven-year-old. Having come from a home that lacked stability, MHS allowed him to see the young man he wished...

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