June 16th, 2021
June 11, 2021 -- Hunt Heroes Foundation (HHF), the non-profit organization founded by Hunt Military Communities (HMC), is pleased to announce the winners of its third annual Hunt Heroes Foundation Scholarship for dependents of active duty military members. This year, HMC committed $40,000 to give to deserving students who are seeking ongoing educational opportunities. Each of the 15 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 25% compared to last year.
"We are proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of this year’s recipients. The past year was filled with uncertainly and challenges and these men and women continued to focus on academic excellence and pursue their education,” said John Ehle, President of HMC and HHF Board Member. “It is a great honor to support our military service members and their families through the Hunt Heroes Foundation. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we were able to increase the total amount of the grants to $40,000, up from $30,000 last year.”
The winners of this year’s scholarship include:
Emma Bebarta, Lackland AFB
Jacob Owens, Hanscom AFB
Jake Patterson, Fort Bragg Army Base
Jason Dine, Fort Benning Army Base
Joseph Robeson, Lackland Air Force base
Julianna Dine, Fort Benning Army Base
Keri Spitler, Petersen Air Force Base
Noah Mack, USCIS Bethesda, Maryland
Ryan Doucette, Sector Boston
Sandy Durrance, Fort Lee Army Base
Sidney Johnson, Southcom HQ, Doral, FL
Trevor Quintero, McConnell AFB
Victoria Orie, Joint Base Langley-Eustis
Zawna Schumacher, Fort Campbell Army Base
Zoe Lyons, Camp Smith, Hawaii
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 an HMC community 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 privatized 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.