The Hun School Honors Distinguished Alumni
Posted October 22, 2012
The Hun School of Princeton names Stuart Eisenberg ’57 and Scott Landis ’92 as 2012 Distinguished Alumni and appoints Lewis Elverson ’33, Thomas Petty Jr. ’67, Cecil Boone ’90, and Rebecca Jensen Flanegan ’92 to the Athletic Hall of Fame in a special celebration Friday, October 19th. Please join us in congratulating these distinguished and most honored alumni.
2012 Distinguished Alumni
The Distinguished Alumni Award is the highest honor The Hun School can bestow upon a graduate. The award recognizes their achievements and contributions to their profession and community, as well as the great honor they bring to the School.
Stuart Eisenberg ’57
Stuart Eisenberg ’57 is a founding partner of the law practice McCullough and Eisenberg, P.C., which emphasizes consumer rights protection. Mr. Eisenberg is a veteran of the United States Army, an alumnus of Temple University’s School of Business and Villanova University’s School of Law. In 2008, Mr. Eisenberg was inducted into the National Trial Lawyer Honorary Society. Throughout his career, he has been an active voluntary member of various organizations including: the American Red Cross, The Hun School of Princeton Alumni Board and Alumni Association Strategic Planning Board. He currently sits on the Board of Governors of the Rydal Meadowbrook Civic Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He serves as a member of the Eastern District Bankruptcy Conference, Class Ambassador for the Class of 1957, Charter member of the Golden “H” Club, and the Bar Association of Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Scott Landis ’92
Since 1998, Scott Landis ’92 has been principal of The Landis Group, a real estate firm that has developed, owned, or operated in excess of 20 million square feet of Class A real estate across the Northeast, since its founding in 1967. Mr. Landis began his career as a real estate broker with the Edward S. Gordon Company in New York City. In 2010 Mr. Landis joined The Hun School of Princeton’s Board of Trustees and he currently serves as the chair of Real Estate and Facilities Committee for the School. Mr. Landis devotes considerable time and philanthropy to The Hun School, The Children’s Tumor Foundation, The Foundation for Fighting Blindness, and The Easter Seals Raritan Valley Workshop. The Landis Family Fine Arts Building at The Hun School is named in honor of the Landis Family in recognition of their generosity to the School.
2012 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
The Athletic Hall of Fame Award recognizes those student-athletes and other members of The Hun School athletic community, whose athletic accomplishment and contributions have been of the highest caliber and have brought honor to the School.
Lewis Elverson ’33
Lewis Elverson was a four-sport athlete at The Hun School, participating in football, basketball, track, and crew. His athleticism allowed him to contribute greatly to the School’s varsity teams, highlighted by his participation in an eight-oar shell at Henley Regatta in England. Following his graduation from The Hun School, Mr. Elverson attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he played four years of football, captaining the team during his senior year. Following his career as an athlete, Mr. Elverson began his career as an educator and coach at Swarthmore College. He held several positions at Swarthmore including professor of physical education, head coach of the football team and track team, athletic director and chairman of the Physical Education Department. Mr. Elverson authored With or Without Padding and co-authored Football Scout. Mr. Elverson passed away in May of 1997 and is being honored posthumously.
Thomas Petty Jr. ’67
Thomas Petty Jr. ’67 received nine varsity letters in four sports – wrestling, lacrosse, soccer, and football – during his three years as a student at The Hun School. In his senior year, Mr. Petty co-captained the varsity lacrosse team, earned All-State honors in both lacrosse and wrestling, and placed third at State Championships for wrestling. He pinned all but three of his opponents over three seasons. During his graduation, Mr. Petty received the John R Scott Memorial Award for proven excellence in athletics, sportsmanship, leadership, and school spirit. Mr. Petty has remained active in athletics; he delights in a healthy golf addiction, a joy of swimming, diving, rappelling, and skiing. He has also coached wrestling and soccer for both boys and girls, as well as participated as a Cub Scout Leader.
Cecil Boone ’90
In his three years as a student-athlete at The Hun School, Cecil Boone ’90 earned five varsity letters – three in football and two in baseball. He earned All-Prep, All-Area, and All-State honors in both football and baseball. Mr. Boone went on to attend Bucknell University, where he played varsity football for four years and was twice honored by the Patriot League for his performance. Since 1998 he has coached and been the defensive coordinator at Granville Charter High School in Trenton, New Jersey as well as a coach, defensive coordinator, and vice-president of operations for the Ewing Recreation Football League. He currently serves as the director of football operations for the Lawrence Lightning football team for children ages 6 – 14.
Rebecca Jensen Flanegan ’92
From the time she enrolled at The Hun School of Princeton in the seventh grade, Rebecca Jensen Flanegan was a three-season student-athlete. Ms. Jensen Flanegan participated in field hockey, basketball, lacrosse, softball, and track and field, earning eleven varsity letters during her time in the Upper School. Ms. Jensen Flanegan was part of four State Championship teams (two basketball, one field hockey, and one lacrosse) and was regularly recognized by state athletic associations and news media in the All-State, All-County, All-Prep Team categories for her performances in field hockey and basketball. Ms. Jensen Flanegan went on to play basketball at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. In her junior year, her team reached the “Sweet Sixteen” of the NCAA Division III tournament.