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Alumni Success Stories

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.

Kenneth Eason ’83

As a young boy, Kenneth Eason ’83 did not exude self-esteem. Growing up in north Philadelphia, Eason was bullied as a child and struggled with the passing of his father....

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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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2020 Alumnus of the Year: Charles Seidel ’87

Charles “Chuck” Seidel ’87 is a decorated, retired Air Force officer who came out of retirement to serve as a subject matter expert supporting the U.S. in its fight against...

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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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Tylor Teel ’11

Tylor Teel ’11 enrolled at Milton Hershey School as an eighth-grader ready for a new beginning filled with love, support, and opportunity. While a student at MHS, Tylor followed in...

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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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Andre Sumler ’17

Andre Sumler enrolled at Milton Hershey School with a passion for music and the art of playing the drums, searching for the ability to make his dream of attending Berklee...

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Malcolm Jones ’18

Malcolm Jones ’18 began his journey at Milton Hershey School in eighth grade, but his ambition and creativity started long before that. Ever since he was a child growing up...

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Rebecca Jay ’17

Rebecca Jay ’17 enrolled at Milton Hershey School as a freshman. After spending most of her childhood in foster care she was excited to find a place with stability and...

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Leila Asemani ’16

Leila Asemani ’16 enrolled at Milton Hershey School in 2006 after a domestic violence tragedy in her family. A third-grader at the time, Leila and her two older brothers came...

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Mikayla Poole ’16

Mikayla Poole ’16 enrolled at Milton Hershey School from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania following the death of her mother. As a fourth-grader, she soon came to realize that this new place was...

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Chris Worsley ’12

Chris Worsley ’12 enrolled with his brother at Milton Hershey School from Philadelphia after his mother came across the life-changing opportunities that existed for her sons in the sweetest place...

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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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