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Moving Forward Together


The Mission of Moving Forward Together is to foster opportunities for the creation of meaningful relationships between the students of Elizabethtown College and Local Area High Schools that promote academic achievement, emotional development, and contributions to oneself and the community.

Program Overview:

The Moving Forward Together program is designed to pair Elizabethtown College freshmen with 9th graders through to the graduation of both the high school freshmen and the college freshmen.

The freshman program is based on shared experiences such as:

    • Academic expectations
    • Community engagement
    • Emotion/social development
    • Being away from home
    • Managing transitions
    • Decision making
    • Time management
    • Organizational skills


Upper class program is based on shared experiences such as:

    • Academic expectations
    • Career/vocational choices
    • Health and nutritional Education
    • Community engagement
    • Communication skills
    • Adolescent development
    • Conflict resolution


High Schools Involved:

    • Milton Hershey School

Students accepted into this program will be required to:

    • Attend an orientation meeting
    • You must provide copies of PA Criminal Record Check and Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
    • Attend 5 activities with Milton Hershey School students during each semester
    • Communication with your MHS mentee weekly between meetings
    • Attend scheduled trainings and workshops
    • Complete an evaluation/survey
    • Prepare a 1 page reflection paper at the end of the program each school year


Note: A Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, PA Criminal History Records Check, FBI clearance, and the viewing of an online training video about working with minors must all be completed. 

Mentor Application

Clearance Information


Current Moving Forward Together Mentors


Katie Appleby

Marissa Aulenbach

Kelsey Bayzick

Nicole Carlin

Briena Coleman

Maureen Docker

Erin Kelly

Carolyn Leedy

Jessica Leidy

Joseph Hernandez

Ricky Meyers

Will Schlosser

Amy Stoops

Kristin Vines

Phil Wenger


Jonathan Bixler

Jaime Deisher

Gates Failing

Isiah Farrow

Sara Fronheiser

Rebecca Kratzer

Andrew Fry

Kimberly Nemerov

Kaitlin McDonald

Katie Rozman

Kaylin Russell

Joe Williams

Kayla Zwicharowski




Alex Chavez

Kirsten Ambrose

Danielle Barattini

Ricky Castro

Sasha Dellazanna

Ashley Doron

Gabrielle English

Sarah Fuller

Josh Eden

Camilla Keady

Morgan King

Kelly Kleindienst

Caitlin Lockard

Emily Martin

Madison McCall

Amanda Porter

Erik Spiller

Samantha Tobon

Ashlee Punte

Phillip Belder


Lacey Albus

Matthew Berezny

Katie Bibinski

Ashley Boland

Winsum Chang

David Callahan

Julia Harder

Cecilia Hartley

Brooke Landis

Twila McAdams

Morgan Reiss

Caila Snyder

Grace Troyer

Matthew Vancleef

Courtney Whirt






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