"When we found out that he had been taken, it hit you just like a train," says Sigma Phi Epsilon David Hankins.
November 16, 2006, is a he will never forget. His fraternity brother and close friend Jon Cote was kidnapped in Iraq. Cote had just called a week or two earlier to say he was coming back to the United States in December and wanted to move into the house for the spring semester.
"From the first moment you met him, you felt he was your best friend," says Hankins. "I can honestly say that he was probably one of, if not the most, popular well-liked people in our pledge class."
Monday, April 28, 2008
The "News" section of the HQ web site has reprinted this article remembering Jonathan Cote.