Those who believe the path to success is paved with gold ought to meet Steve Wills. The new chair of the Board of Trustees of The Hun School, Mr. Wills is a roll-up-your-sleeves type with an affable, can-do spirit. Currently the chairman or C-suite leader of three companies, he has come a long way from his humble Kentucky roots, where he grew up a hollow, or dirt road, away from country music star Loretta Lynn.
Getting out of one’s comfort zone, though difficult, is almost always a recipe for success. It’s certainly true for Betsy Halsey ’04, who wasn’t even sure she wanted to attend The Hun School as a boarding student. “At first, I was hesitant to be away from home at fourteen, but my parents were supportive, especially my dad,” she says. Betsy’s father, Ed Halsey ’62, was particularly persuasive, sharing fond memories of his time at the School with his daughter. “He'd had a great experience at Hun and was still close to his classmate, then headmaster, Dr. Byer. It was actually Dr. Byer who suggested I attend.”
The Hun School of Princeton is an independent, coeducational, private day and boarding college preparatory school. Student-centered, hands-on learning prepares students for the global community in which they will live and work.