Hornets create scholarships for journalism students in honor of late team beat writer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WWAY) – The Hornets open their season tomorrow, but the team did something today that seems better than an opening night win.

They have created a $10,000 scholarship to honor Rick Bonnell , a Charlotte Observer writer who covered the team for more than 30 years.

Here is the release from the team with more information and instructions on how to apply.

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