James Leon and Christine R. Hunt Scholarship

The Donors wish to honor the patriarch and matriarch of the Hunt Family by establishing the James Leon and Christine Roberts Hunt Endowed Memorial Scholarship. Leon, UNCP Class of 1950, and Christine, UNCP Class of 1957, were the first members of their respective families to earn a college degree. They were both retired educators in Robeson County, North Carolina collectively working a total of 60 years. Leon and Christine believed strongly in education and worked hard to provide educational opportunities for their six sons, four of whom are also graduates of UNCP. Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be of demonstrated financial need, a full-time undergraduate student in the junior or senior year of study at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke majoring in Education and maintaining a 2.5 QPA.