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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.

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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Robin Ferrer ’00

While these are extraordinary times—we are extraordinary people. Many of our Milton Hershey School graduates are on the front lines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and they are bringing hope...

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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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Jocelyn Bioh ’01

Jocelyn Bioh ’01 has always had a love of performing and knew from her time at Milton Hershey School that she belonged in the arts. “My fondest memories were performing....

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Arielle McInnis-Simoncelli ’07

Arielle McInnis-Simoncelli ’07 enrolled at Milton Hershey School in 1995 as a first-grader. Coming from a life lacking opportunity, Arielle, her sister Jasmine ’08, and their mother dreamed of a...

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Troy Scott ’03

Growing up in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Troy Scott ’03 recognized there were not many opportunities for him to excel. He enrolled at Milton Hershey School in fourth grade at the age...

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Abigail “Abbey” Johnson ’06

For Abigail “Abbey” Johnson ’06, Milton Hershey School is the foundation of what it means to have a healthy community. What she learned and experienced as a student at MHS...

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Tiffany Gonzalez ’05

Growing up in York, Pennsylvania, Tiffany Gonzalez ’05 was in eighth grade when her neighbor began attending Milton Hershey School. As an ambitious teen, Tiffany saw the opportunities her neighbor...

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