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Hiram Hunn Awards

September-October 2005

Six alumni are to receive this year’s Hiram S. Hunn Memorial Schools and Scholarships Awards, presented by the Harvard College Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. The award honors Hunn ’21, who recruited and interviewed prospective students for more than 55 years in Iowa and Vermont. Winners are to receive their awards at an October 28 ceremony. This year’s recipients are:

Francis Blake ’61, of Big Timber, Montana. Active in admissions work for more than 20 years, Blake is the founder and president of the Harvard Club of Montana. He has interviewed students throughout the state, and has served as both an HAA elected director and an HAA regional director.

Paul J. Brennan ’67, of Carlisle, Massachusetts. Brennan has recruited students in the Greater Boston area for 30 years. He also chairs the Harvard Club of Boston Foundation, which provides financial assistance to undergraduates and students at the Divinity School and the Graduate School of Education.

Kheng-Chuan Chew ’82, of Singapore. As the first Singaporean admitted to the College, Chew began interviewing candidates immediately following graduation. He has chaired the Harvard Alumni Interviewing Committee for Singapore since 1983.

Linda (Greenman) London ’55, of Wyncote, Pennsylvania. An interviewer since 1978, London has also served as cochair of the Philadelphia schools and scholarships committee for the last decade. She is a retired teacher of inner-city children.

Eric Rothschild ’58, Ed ’59, of Scarsdale, New York. A high-school history teacher and alumnus interviewer, he has written hundreds of recommendations and interviewed scores of applicants since 1962. He has chaired the Westchester Harvard Book Committee and served on the Harvard Westchester Board of Governors.

Therese (Luminoso) Stewart, M.A.T. ’66, of Fort Lauderdale. Since 1991, Stewart has chaired the schools and scholarships committee of the Harvard Club of Broward County, where she also served as president from 1997 to 1999. She was an HAA regional director from 1996 to 1998.