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List of 5 news stories.

  • Gwen and Steve Wills

    Pull Up A Chair: Meet the New Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Steve Wills

    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. 
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  • Alumna Keeps Her Father's Tradition Alive

    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.”
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  • Current Parents Give Time and Talent in Support of Hun

    Spend five minutes with parent Mike Donahue and his appreciation for The Hun School is infectious. While he knew he wanted his son Alex ’21 to attend boarding school, he let his son make the selection.
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  • Seniors and Student Government Leaders Reflect on their Hun Experiences

    For Miles Bostic ’19, it was a family friend who introduced him to Hun. “My dad’s friend, Mr. Burke, went to Hun, so I knew the reputation, but when I came to visit, I just really liked the community,” he says before adding, “It was the only school I applied to.”
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  • Hun Ties Unite Alumnae at Macy's

    Sarah Staller ’06 always knew she wanted to work in fashion, even more so when a career day at The Hun School introduced her to an alumna in the industry. Fast forward more than a dozen years later and Staller is thriving in fashion as a buyer for Macy’s.
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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