When Hunter Scott was 12 years old in 1998, he worked on a history assignment about the USS Indianapolis. He went on to become instrumental in raising public awareness of the issues related to the court-martial of the ship's skipper, Capt. Charles McVay III. Source: Detroit News, April 23, 1998
His efforts, combined with the diligence of the Indianapolis Survivors Organization, resulted in passage of a Congressional resolution in October of 2000, which was also signed by President Clinton .