Scholarship created in memory of Sgt. Hunter

COLUMBUS, Ind. — A scholarship has been established to honor a Columbus serviceman who was killed this year while serving in Afghanistan with the United States Army.

The Sgt. Jonathon Michael Hunter Legacy Scholarship was created to honor the memory and celebrate the life of Hunter, who was described as a natural leader with a passion for giving back, according to the Heritage Fund — The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, which announced the scholarship.

It is open to graduating seniors from Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. high schools who plans to pursue a 2- or 4-year degree at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Please read an upcoming edition of The Republic for more details.