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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.

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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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...

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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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2019 Alumnus of the Year: William C.B. Harding ’78

William Charles Ballough Harding ’78 is changing lives by creating solutions to global healthcare challenges through the development of new and improved medical devices. As the chair of the 336...

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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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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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Anastasios “Tom” Trispagonas ’99

Moving from house to house and school to school, Anastasios “Tom” Trispagonas ’99 was seeking stability and opportunity. It was when he saw the Hershey chocolate kiss-shaped street lights that...

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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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Jeffrey Cornielle ’99

Jeffrey Cornielle ’99 is the Executive Officer of the Navy Fast Attack Nuclear Submarine USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the former commander of the Naval...

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Larry Lisenby ’73

Larry Lisenby ’73 was in fifth grade when he moved from Hamburg, New Jersey to Hershey, Pennsylvania to attend Milton Hershey School. As an orphan, he was being raised by...

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