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Hiram S. Hunn Awards

November-December 2017

In October, seven alumni received Hiram S. Hunn Memorial Schools and Scholarships Awards from the College’s Office of Admissions and Financial Aid for their volunteer efforts to recruit and interview prospective undergraduates.

Peter J. Bernbaum ’71, of Rye Brook, New York, has been interviewing candidates since 1975, mainly with the Harvard-Radcliffe Club of Westchester’s schools and scholarships committee.

Lindsay Brew ’66, of Tucson, has been an alumni interviewer for more than three decades, including as president of the Harvard Club of Southern Arizona (from 1993 to 2000), and has chaired the club’s schools and scholarships committee since 1994. 

John Daley ’61, of Needham, Massachusetts, and his wife, Marion, devoted more than 30 years to the Harvard College Host Family Freshman Program, and he has interviewed applicants for more than 20 years.

Joel Z. Eigerman ’63, of Cambridge, recently retired after more than 20 years as chair of the Cambridge schools and scholarships committee, and has met with prospective students for more than three decades.

Diane Feldman ’80, of Highland Park, New Jersey, has interviewed students from her home state since 1981.

Tom J. Karr ’84, of Washington, D.C., co-chaired the District’s College admissions interviewing group from 2003 to 2007, and then became co-chair of the Harvard Club of Washington D.C.’s metropolitan-area school and scholarships committee until 2013.

Hannah J. Zackson ’76, moved to Los Angeles in 1991 and joined the Harvard Club of Southern California and its schools and scholarships committee; ultimately she became chair of the group that covers the western section of Los Angeles.

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