Strength in the Community Scholarship Winner, Bentley Hunter

Meet Bentley Hunter, one of 12 winners of the FOX 21 Strength in the Community Scholarship.

The Strength in the Community Scholarship was created to help students reach their goals to pursue higher education in a time of rising tuition costs. Twelve finalists will receive $1,000, but one will trade in their $1,000 for a $10,000 check.

Bentley, a senior at Lakeview Christian Academy, who has spent his high school career helping others within the community.

“I work hard, help those who are less fortunate, help them build themselves up, and think ‘hey I can do this,'” Bentley stated.

Bentley will be attending the University of St. Thomas for business in the fall.

Bentley and the other finalists will find out on June 6 whether they’ve won the big $10,000 scholarship.