Peter R. Bottomley Scholarship Recipient

We are excited to announce that Amrie Trappe has been named the recipient of the Peter R. Bottomley Scholarship! Amrie will be attending Ball State University and pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree with a focus on music. Amrie’s first band director enlightened her of the possibilities of music and the need to share it. Amrie wants to pursue her desire for music through performance and growth while sharing music with others.

The 2025 Scholarship season opens on November 25th. Visit and take the Eligibility Quiz to find out what scholarships you are matched with AND complete the 2025 CFNC Main Application that collects activities, community service, essays, references, etc.