Bank of Botetourt has announced the recipients of its Fifth Annual “Taking Care of You” Community Scholarship. 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 for their banking needs. Applicants wrote a two-page essay exploring how Bank of Botetourt has been able to take care of their banking and financial needs.
Danielle Moser is the first place recipient and is a graduate from Roanoke Valley Christian High. She plans to obtain her associate degree in general studies at Virginia Western Community College before transferring to Liberty University for a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.
The second-place recipient is Sydney Wilson, a graduate of James River High School. She will be attending the University of Virginia in the fall, majoring in biology with a plan to move into pre-medical program.
The third place recipient is Brian Howard, who graduated from James River High School. He plans to continue his academic career studying agriculture involving marketing and education.
All three scholarship recipients will receive money to go towards their academic future. First place will receive $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 2022.