Hershey High School’s First hackathon

December 15, 2018

About HackHershey

A First For Hershey High School

HackHershey 2018 will be Hershey High School’s first hackathon.  Students all across Pennsylvania will come together to Code Their ideas into reality and compete for prizes!


Our Most frequent questions and answers

HackHershey is a student-run hackathon for high school and middle school students.  Students will have 10 hours to work together in teams of up to 4 students to bring any idea they want into reality!

Yes! HackHershey will have plenty of free food.

HackHershey welcomes all high school and middle school students to participate! 

HackHershey is completely free for everyone!

HackHershey will take place at Hershey High School on December 15th from 7:30 AM to 8:30 PM.

Bring your charged laptop, phone, and any other devices you need to work – and don’t forget chargers!  Please make sure any software you may need is already downloaded as well!  Also, wear something comfortable, you will be hacking all day!

Our Sponsors

Interested in sponsoring HackHershey?  Check out our sponsorship packet and email our sponsorship coordinator at efox@hershey.k12.pa.us


Feel Free to reach out to us for any reason

we’re happy to help!

Chris Cronin President

Michael Cronin Head of Logistics

Declan Donahue Treasurer

Gareth Cockcroft Head of Marketing

Ethan Fox Sponsor Coordinator

Tentative Schedule

December 15

7:30 AM

8:30 AM

9:00 AM

9:30 PM

12:00 PM

3:00 PM

4:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:30 PM

8:00 PM

8:30 PM

Check-In Begins

Opening Ceremony

Breakfast (Duck Donuts)

Hacking Begins

Lunch (Chipotle)

Afternoon Snack

Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Dinner (Fenicci's)

Hacking Ends


Closing Ceremonies



HackHershey will take place at Hershey High School on December 15, 2018

550 Homestead Rd, Hershey, PA 17033