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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.

Alexandra Cruz ’07

When asked to describe Milton Hershey School, Alexandra Cruz ’07 automatically thought of the word ‘welcoming.’ “Because I came from similar backgrounds to everybody else, it didn’t matter what I’d...

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Ashley Altman ’07

Ashley Altman ’07 enrolled at Milton Hershey School for financial and social reasons. While she knew what it was like to get good grades, she did not have the financial...

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Gabriella Harris ’08

Gabriella Harris ’08 says if she could use one word to describe her experience at Milton Hershey School, it would be blessed. “I was taken out of an environment that...

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Marilyn Pantoja ’03

Marilyn Pantoja ’03 received the MHS Alumni Achievement Award for Community Service in 2013. Career-wise, she is currently a supervisor R.N. – care, case, and disease management. Marilyn Pantoja ’03...

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Alex Dissinger ’09

Alex Dissinger ’09 wanted to attend the U.S. Naval Academy for as long as he can remember. He came to Milton Hershey School in the 10th grade from Lebanon, Pa....

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Tiffany Chang Lawson ’07

Tiffany Chang Lawson ’07 was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When she was eight years old, she and her mother decided to begin an exciting journey at Milton Hershey...

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2015 Academic Alumni Achievement Award: Sultana Karim ’08

Sultana Karim ’08 received the 2015 Milton Hershey School Academic Alumni Achievement Award. A graduate of Lock Haven University, she received several scholarships for her demonstrated leadership, academic excellence, and...

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Alex Heider ’08

Alex Heider graduated in 2008 from Milton Hershey School. He now works as a photojournalist/satellite truck operator with WSMV-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. Alex credits his time at MHS for helping...

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