Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid to Students in Harvard College William R. Fitzsimmons presents the the Hiram Hunn Award to Barbara Fischbein Berenson ’80, J.D. ’84, M.P.A. ’84.

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Campus & Community

Alumni honored with Hiram Hunn Award

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Each year the Harvard Admissions Office honors some of its most loyal and longtime volunteers in schools committee work all over the globe. The Hiram Hunn Award recognizes alumni and alumnae who have been especially effective in their interviewing and club work and for their unusual longevity. The contributions these women and men make to the admissions process are invaluable.

The award is named in honor of Hiram S. Hunn, Class of 1921, who was active in schools committee work for 55 years — 30 in Iowa and 25 in Vermont.

The 2011 winners are Paul G. O’Leary ’56 of Ridgewood, N.J.; Zaid al-Rifa’i ’57 of Amman, Jordan; John Paul Kennedy ’63 of Salt Lake City; Stephen G. Hoffman ’64 of Belmont, Mass.; Claire Stuart Roth ’74 of Las Vegas; Jody Cukier Siegler ’79 of Los Angeles; and Barbara Fischbein Berenson ’80, J.D. ’84; M.P.A. ’84, of Waban, Mass.