Monticello valedictorian earns scholarship


Salonica Hunter, the 2014 valedictorian of Monticello High School, was recently awarded a Chancellor’s Full-Ride Scholarship from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

The daughter of Jessie and Denise Bell, Hunter was a member of the track team, National Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, Speech and Drama Club and homecoming court.

She will double major in criminal justice and business administration with future plans of becoming a criminal defense attorney and later judge.

The Chancellor’s Full-Ride Scholarship pays full tuition, fees, room and board and $500 for books per semester.