Bank of Botetourt has announced the recipients of its Sixth Annual “Taking Care of You” Community Scholarships.
James River High School graduate Chase Minnix was the first place recipient. He plans to double major in business and finance at the University of Virginia. The second place recipient was Sarah Hamblin of Lord Botetourt High School. She plans to pursue a double major in business and marketing with a minor in linguistics. The third place recipient is Ella Wright of James River High School. She plans to attend Creighton University in Nebraska to obtain her degree in pre-physical therapy and then ultimately become a physical therapist.
This scholarship opportunity was available to high school seniors and existing college students with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who currently utilize Bank of Botetourt services. Applicants wrote a two-page essay exploring how Bank of Botetourt has been able to take care of their banking and financial needs. First place received $500, with second and third receiving $250 each.
Bank of Botetourt will be offering this scholarship in the future and encourages interested applicants to apply in early 2023.