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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.

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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Jared T. Ross ’18

From camping in Badlands National Park in South Dakota to buying a cowboy hat in Montana, Jared T. Ross’ ’18 summer was nothing short of adventurous. Jared was exactly one-month...

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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 he wished...

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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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