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Posted June 5, 2015
The Hun School of Princeton celebrated its 101st Commencement, honoring the Class of 2015, on Friday, June 5th at 10:00 a.m., on the lawn behind Russell Hall. The Class of 2015 is comprised of 150 students who were accepted to 220 of the world’s finest colleges and universities. More than 1,000 faculty, administration, families, and friends gathered to celebrate during the traditional academic ceremony, during which Valedictorian Jiafeng Chen ’15 and Salutatorian Amanda Barbour ’15 were honored for their sustained academic achievements. Senior Speaker Julia Blake ’15 offered remarks about the individual attention that marked her experience as a Hun School student.
Posted June 3, 2015
Closing Exercises for The Hun Middle School were held on Wednesday, June 3rd on the lawn behind Russell Hall to the tune of bagpipes and laughter. Eighth grade students, along with their faculty, families, and friends, gathered to celebrate the thirty-five graduates’ shared experiences and individual accomplishments. In a unique farewell ceremony, each member of the Middle School faculty took a moment to celebrate an individual award recipient and reflect on the joyful moments of the year. Valedictorian Emily Ward ’19 spoke to her classmates about the important lessons learned over the past three years. And, Head of Middle School Ken Weinstein connected the class’ milestones to the skills they will take with them to The Hun Upper School.
Posted June 1, 2015
The Class of 2015 celebrated Senior Dinner at The Hun School of Princeton on Wednesday, May 27th. Alumnus Jonathan Marbach ’11 delivered the keynote address, which focused on trust and networking. Mr. Marbach made waves in 2011, when he was one of the youngest students in the nation to earn a $100,000 Thiel Fellowship for technology entrepreneurship. Mr. Marbach founded and sold the company Glider, before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in computer science at Wake Forest University. Hosted by the School’s Alumni Board, Senior Dinner is a celebratory occasion that serves to formally welcome seniors into the School’s Alumni Association.