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PCC establishes memorial scholarship fund in honor of Doc Hunter

05 August 2016

Pratt Community College and members of the Pratt community have come together to honor William “Bill” Paul  Hunter with a memorial scholarship fund in his name.

Affectionately referred to as “Doc”, Hunter devoted his life to training the next generations of farmers who will feed the world. Hunter was a high school agriculture instructor at Burlingame, Westmoreland and Salisbury, Mo. He also was an Ag economics curriculum specialist for the Vocational Agriculture Service at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He taught at Pratt Community College 23 years as an agriculture instructor, and formerly was department chair of agricultural and technology education at the college.

The PCC family has had an outpouring of friends, peers, and students who have inquired about a memorial in Doc's name. The William “ Doc” Hunter Memorial Scholarship is established in the memory of William Hunter who gave so much of his life to the educate the Future Farmers of America. The scholarship is a result of his devoted family, peers, faculty and staff at Pratt Community College. The William “Doc" Hunter Scholarship is to be used in the area of agriculture. link on our website if you wish to donate to a scholarship in Doc Hunter’s name.

Donations to the scholarship fund can be made online through the PCC Foundation webpage.

If you would like to send a check: Pratt Community College Foundation C/O Doc Hunter Scholarship 348 NE SR 61 Pratt, Kansas 67124

Scholarships are a wonderful way to support promising and deserving students by assisting them with the costs of their education. What better way to honor and memorialize our friends and teacher. Each year, the school’s selection committee will select the scholarship recipient who is an Agriculture Major or has a farming background.