Students awarded scholarship in memory of slain officer



Winners of the 2018 Charlie Kubala Memorial Scholarship, from left (holding checks), are Liam Miller of Thomas Sumter Academy, Abby Zilch of Wilson Hall and Sarah Richardson of Sumter High School. Standing with students are Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis, third from left, and members of the board and the sheriff's department. Sgt. Kubala was a 13-year veteran of the sheriff's office when he was killed in the line of duty in 1996.