Varun Sivaram ’07, a senior at Stanford majoring in engineering physics and international relations, has been named a Rhodes Scholar for 2010. Sivaram, 21, who attended Harker through grade 8, is a Truman Scholar and has won Stanford prizes for excellence in humanities, political science and engineering. The Monte Sereno resident is also chair of the undergraduate senate, the undergraduate representative to the board of trustees, has researched in Germany and at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, and has two patents pending relating to solar energy design. He plans to earn a doctorate in solar energy materials at Oxford. The award is one of only 32 presented to U.S. students and will provide for all expenses for up to three years of study.