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Alumni Success StoriesCategory: Class of 2010-2019

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.

Tykee Branch-Hamilton ’18

Coming from inner-city Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tykee Branch-Hamilton ’18 found his way to Milton Hershey School as an eighth-grader eager to pursue opportunities and success. While an MHS student, Tykee played...

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Katie Muir ’18

Coming from a home where economic stability lacked, Katie Muir ’18 enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a third-grader with dreams of one day breaking the cycle of poverty that...

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Elizabeth Cabrera ’14

Elizabeth Cabrera was in eighth grade when her family made the life-changing decision to enroll her at Milton Hershey School. Originally from State College, Pennsylvania, Elizabeth grew up in difficult...

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Josi Daugherty ’17

From an early age, Josi Daugherty ’17 had big dreams. Growing up just outside of Clearfield County, her guidance counselor told her family about Milton Hershey School when she was...

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Holly Dixon ’17

Holly Dixon ’17 was in eighth grade when she enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Curwensville, Pennsylvania. She learned about MHS through a guidance counselor at her school. “My dad...

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Shamar Manning ’18

Milton Hershey School Graduate Inspired to Mentor Inner-City Youth Shamar Manning ’18 enrolled at Milton Hershey School on Sept. 26, 2011. Coming from a life filled with crime and poverty,...

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Samantha Morrison-Wynn ’18

2018 Graduate Tells the Stories of Our Nation’s Veterans Samantha Morrison-Wynn ’18 began her journey at Milton Hershey School on September 26, 2011. As an 11-year-old has been through the...

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Katie Muir ’18

MHS Alumna Pursues Passion for Education Through Internship with Pennsylvania Senate Katie Muir ’18 enrolled at Milton Hershey School on August 2, 2008, from Clearfield, Pennsylvania. As a third-grader coming...

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Elijah Conniff ’17

Elijah Conniff ’17 enrolled at Milton Hershey School when he was 9 years old as a fourth-grade student. He brought with him his passion to make a difference. Since graduating...

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Jesper Andersson ’17

Jesper Andersson ’17 was in seventh grade when he began his journey to Milton Hershey School. Before he enrolled at MHS, Jesper called many places and many states home. “I...

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Maya Quarles ’10

As a seventh-grader, Maya Quarles ’10 began her education at Milton Hershey School after her family moved to Hershey, Pennsylvania from Florida. “When I was in elementary school in Florida,...

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Terryl Ferrell ’16

After enrolling at Milton Hershey School in seventh grade from Philadelphia, Terryl Ferrell ’16 was excited for the chance to get involved at school—an opportunity he didn’t have at home....

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Madison Sottasante ’15

As a seventh-grader from Elizabethtown, PA, Madison Sottasante ’15 enrolled at Milton Hershey School after her mother started searching for better opportunities. “My mom was a single mom for the...

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Yanibel Collado ’15

When Yanibel Collado ’15 was in ninth grade, she enrolled at Milton Hershey School and found her passion for running. Originally from Freeport, New York, moving to a more rural...

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