June 8th, 2020
Hunt Heroes Foundation (HHF), the non-profit organization founded by Hunt Military Communities (HMC), is pleased to announce the winners of its second annual Hunt Heroes Foundation Scholarship for dependents of active-duty military members. This year, HMC committed $30,000 to give to deserving students who are seeking ongoing educational opportunities. Each of the 12 recipients will receive a grant award, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, to help alleviate the burden of continuing education costs. This year’s scholarship applicant pool increased by 80% compared to last year.
“Congratulations to each of this year’s recipients, who represent the outstanding achievements of our communities and military families,” said John Ehle, President of HMC and HHF. “It is a great honor to support our military service members and their families through the Hunt Heroes Foundation and we are proud to assist these students as they work toward their educational goals. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we were able to increase the total amount of the grants to $30,000, up from $20,000 last year.”
The winners of this year’s scholarship include:
Bella Baker, Del City, OK
Ashley Facio, Linden, NC
Jailyn Figueroa, Scott AFB, IL
Colin Hebner, Brussels, Belgium
Madison Kirk, Tampa, FL
Reagan Krumbolz, Beardstown, IL
Hayley Labonte, Aiea, HI
Morgan Roundy, Oak Harbor, WA
Katelyn Shibilski, Randolph AFB, TX
Keri Spitler, Jamestown, RI
Scholarship recipients were selected based on their commitment to community involvement, demonstrated leadership, participation in school and community activities, and work experience. Candidates did not have to be a resident of HMC in order to apply for a scholarship.
For more information on the Hunt Heroes Foundation, or to donate, go to huntheroesfoundation.org.
About Hunt Heroes Foundation
Formed in 2018, the Hunt Heroes Foundation proudly serves military families, partners and communities through opportunities and ideas generated by our people and partnerships. Together, the HHF will discover new ways to ensure we help bring a positive change to the communities in which we live and work.
About Hunt Military Communities
Hunt Military Communities, the largest military housing owner, offers unsurpassed quality and service to more than 165,000 residents in approximately 52,000 homes on Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Army installations across the USA. We do this through our core values: safety, kindness, efficiency, enthusiasm and selflessness and our 5-Star Service commitment. With a 50-year legacy and a partnership with the Department of Defense, HMC strives to ensure the integrity of our military communities and the families who live there. For more information, visit www.huntmilitarycommunities.com.