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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 and a PA Background check are required for this program.

Mentor Application

Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance Web Page

Pennsylvania Background Check


Current Moving Forward Together Mentors


Katie Appleby
Marissa Aulenbach
Kelsey Bayzick
Nicole Carlin
Briena Coleman
Maureen Docker
Erin Kelly
Carolyn Leedy
Jessica Leidy
Joseph Hernanadez
Ricky Meyers
Will Schlosser
Amy Stoops
Kristin Vines
Phil Wenger


Jonathan Bixler
Jamie Deisher
Gates Failing
Isiah Farrow
Sara Fronheiser
Karissa Hall
Logan Klock
Shayla Marshall
Kaitlin McDonald
Katie Rozman
Kaylin Russell
Joe Williams
Kayla Zwicharowski


Thomas Abell
Kirsten Ambrose
Danielle Barattini
Phillip Belter
Ricky Castro
Sasha Dellazanna
Ashley Doron
Garielle English
Sarah Fuller
Ryan Caris
Josh Eden
Camilla Keady
Morgan King
Kelly Kleindienst
Caitlin Lockard
Emily Martin
Madison McCall
Amanda Porter
Erik Spiller
Samantha Tobon
Ashlee Punte





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