Celebrations 2017

The Hun School's Online Magazine

Students in the Class of 2017 plan to major in environmental science, computer science, sports management, geographic information systems, and cyber security, among many others.  One student will serve our nation at the U.S. Naval Academy.

Valedictory Address by Julia Salerno '17

Salutatory Address by Lydia Buckley '17

Student Commencement Address by Aadil Mufti '17

Awards

Senior Profile

List of 1 news stories.

The Class of 2017 performed roughly 6,000 hours of community service, including two students, Aidan Shue '17 and Morgan Tracey '17, who performed 400 hours each. 

Senior Capstones

List of 2 news stories.

Six artists in the Class of 2017 were recognized with prizes by the National Scholastic Art Awards.

Retirements

List of 4 news stories.

  • Katharin “Kay” Kiefer

    Dean of Faculty Katharin “Kay” Kiefer, Ed.D., retires this summer after thirty-seven years at The Hun School, where she has been loved as a teacher, administrator, and colleague. She arrived at Hun in 1980 to teach biology. In the vanguard of cultural competency, Dr. Kiefer led students on enriching trips abroad long before the Hun Without Borders travel program began. Dr. Kiefer went on to chair the Science Department and be dean of academic affairs, all while earning a doctorate from
    the University of Pennsylvania.
     
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  • Maryellen Rende

    Bookkeeper Maryellen Rende, a dedicated member of The Hun School’s Business Office, will retire this summer after sixteen years of service. She joined the Hun community in 2001 as a member of the Summer Programs Department. The following year, Mrs. Rende, who holds an accounting degree from Pace University and is a CPA, moved into her current position. She is the welcoming face of the business office and her attention to detail and ability to multitask has made her an invaluable team member.
     
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  • Nancy Icenhower

    Director of College Counseling and dorm parent Nancy T. Icenhower retires this summer after seven years at The Hun School. Ms. Icenhower brought thirty years of counseling experience and expertise to the School’s College Counseling Department. She and her colleagues have advanced the School’s reputation among the nation’s leading colleges and universities immeasurably. However, Ms. Icenhower’s proudest achievement has been to find the “right college fit” for every student with whom she has worked. Her unflagging advocacy for her students and quick wit have made the college application and decision process a positive experience for so many.
     
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  • Blair Buck

    Blair Buck will cap a thirty-five-year teaching career when he retires from The Hun School this summer. After teaching science at Episcopal High School in Virginia, and at Blair Academy until 2013, Mr. Buck came out of a brief retirement to make Hun the last stop on his teaching journey. In his four years here, Mr. Buck started the School’s very first squash team and coached track. He has offered his biology, biotechnology, and forensic science students fantastic learning opportunities, such as taking part in an international DNA coding project with Rutgers University.
     
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39 members of the Class of 2017 have committed to playing NCAA collegiate athletics.

Seeing Double in the Class of 2017

List of 1 news stories.

  • Hun School Class of 2017 Boasted Five Sets of Twins

    Graduating from a beloved high school can be bittersweet. But for five sets of twins who graduated with Hun’s Class of 2017, they’ll be leaving more than a school. “It’s going to be a little scary,” said Matt Moore of the first time living apart from his twin brother, Ryan. There’s a feeling of sadness, but also excitement, and a definite sense that it’s time to strike out on their own.
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