BIG SANDY, Tenn. (WATE) — A scholarship fund was created to honor the life of a Tennessee man who died in the Las Vegas attack.
Sonny Melton, 29, died while protecting his wife during the shooting. He was a registered nurse at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee.
The scholarship will help graduating Big Sandy High School seniors who want to pursue a career in nursing.
Apex Bank will match the first $50,000 in private contributions to the fund.