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Donor Spotlight

List of 5 news stories.

  • Donor Spotlight: Adam Epstein '95

    For Adam Epstein ’95, becoming a father deepened his appreciation for his Hun School education and the foundation it provided during his formative years. 
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  • Endowment Gift Donor Spotlight: Aidekman Family Fund for Student Leadership

    The Aidekman Family Fund for Student Leadership was established in 2010 with a generous gift to Hun’s endowment by Gary and Susan Aidekman and their daughters, Dana ’08 and Alix ’10. The family has continued to support the fund with additional gifts. Permanent endowed funds, established by alumni and parents, are the backbone of Hun’s endowment. By investing these gifts, Hun is able to spend a percentage of the value of the Aidekman Fund, guaranteeing yearly support for leadership programming at Hun.
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  • John Gale Hun Spotlight: Alfred W. Leach '78

    Alfred Leach ’78 came to The Hun School with the understanding that there is “nothing like a Hun student.” His parents, who lived in Princeton in the 1950s, had always been impressed by Hun and its reputation as a school that builds students of character. 
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  • John Gale Hun Spotlight: Trygve B. Sletteland '64

    In 2010, with his 50th Hun reunion on the horizon, Trygve Sletteland ’64 started reaching out to his fellow classmates. Engaged for many years working in California and Washington as a non-profit and development director in the environmental sector, Mr. Sletteland had been only sporadically connected to Hun since graduation.
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  • Centennial Circle Spotlight: Virginia and Paul Owen P'23

    As their daughter’s elementary school years drew to a close, Dr. Virginia Owen and Dr. Paul Burton heard through family friends about the great things happening at The Hun School. Drs. Burton and Owen were amazed by the community they encountered at Hun’s Open House, and the quality of the teaching staff. As a result, Hun ended up being the only school that their daughter Sophia applied to for middle school.
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Why We Give

Alexander K. Buck ’74 and N. Harrison Buck P’08, P’09, the sons of Alexander K. Buck ’49, provided early leadership to the Alexander K. Buck ’49 Building renovation effort by funding one of the new science labs.  

“This building means a great deal to the Buck family—we’re humbled to have it named in Dad’s honor—and Pete and I were delighted to be able to support the project. Pete and I were convinced that this was a necessary and timely opportunity. We hope that our gift helps stimulate others to step up and strengthen the Middle School program. A strong Middle School at Hun guarantees excellence at the high school level and will enable Hun to retain its ‘best in class’ reputation in New Jersey and among all independent schools.”  - Alexander "Sandy" Buck ’74 

Why We Give

Punia Family Names a Classroom in the New Middle School

Charlie Punia ’08, Hun School “lifer” and recent Duke University School of Law graduate, credits the Hun Middle School for inspiring his love of learning and his subsequent academic success.  Small class size, innovative teaching, and collaborative learning enriched Mr. Punia’s experience as a student. “It means a great deal to my family that the Hun Middle School remains strong. I left prepared for high school, which prepared me for college and law school. In addition, the friends I made in the Middle School remain some of my closest friends. My entire family recognizes the important impact the Middle School had on my life.”
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.

176 Edgerstoune Road, Princeton, NJ 08540  |  Phone: (609) 921-7600 | Email: admiss@hunschool.org