2012-2013 Scholarship Press Release

AREA STUDENTS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS
Grant provided through Naylor Family Trust Fund

GRANTSVILLE – Thirty-five students have received scholarships for Private Music Lessons in 2013, according to Music at Penn Alps scholarship administrator Amy Riffle-Kouyeas.

The awards are made possible by a grant from the Community Trust Foundation‘s Naylor Family Trust Fund. Scholarship recipients are as follows:

Hope Auger
Hope Auger is the daughter of Tammy Martin and the little sister of Kari Cunningham. She attends John Humbird Elementary School and is studying clarinet with Jean Miller.
Samantha Bessey
Samantha Bessey is the daughter of Ted and Cindy Bessey. She attends Southern Garrett High School and is studying flute with Erin Drury.
Dakota Bittinger
Dakota Bittinger is the grandson of Debbie Bittinger. He attends Northern Garrett Middle School and is studying guitar with Rob Wallace at the Tri-State Community School for the Arts.
Olivia Brick is the daughter of Kristina Brick. She attends Grantsville Elementary School and is studying guitar with Rob Wallace at the Tri-State Community School for the Arts.
Caleb Carter
Caleb Carter is the son of Rob and Dawn Custer of Bedford, Pennsylvania. He attends Bedford High School. He is studying guitar with Jody Mosser at Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.
Tyler Corwell
Tyler Corwell is the son of Jennifer Mollure of Frostburg. He attends Frankfurt Intermediate School. He is studying guitar with Jody Mosser, Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.
Abigail Craddock
Abigail Craddock is the daughter of Ken and Bobbi Craddock of Ridgeley, West Virginia. She attends Frankfurt Intermediate School. She studies piano with Amy Riffle-Kouyeas, Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.
Emma Craddock
Emma Craddock is the daughter of Ken and Bobbi Craddock of Ridgeley, West Virginia. She attends Frankfurt Intermediate School. She studies piano with Amy Riffle-Kouyeas, Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.
Levi Custer
Levi Custer is the son of Rob and Dawn Custer of Bedford, Pennsylvania. He attends Discovery Time Elementary School. He studies piano with Dr. Jim Lyons, Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.
Silas Custer
Silas Custer is the son of Rob and Dawn Custer of Bedford, Pennsylvania. He attends Discovery Time Elementary School. He studies percussion with Jeff Ward, Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.
Michaela George
Michaela George is the daughter of Laurie George. She attends Lighthouse Christian Academy and is studying violin with Charlene Moon at the Tri-State Community School for the Arts.
Sadie Graves
Sadie Graves is the daughter of Dean and Saundra Graves. She is homeschooled and is studying violin with Charlene Moon at the Tri-State Community School for the Arts.

Elizabeth Green is the daughter of Steve and Coelian Green of McHenry, Maryland. She attends Northern Garrett High School. She studies bassoon with Joe McDaniel of Grantsville.

Seth Higson is the son of Ted and Mary Jane Higson of Cumberland. He attends Bishop Walsh. He studies guitar with Jody Mosser, Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.

Trinity Hillegas is the daughter of Wendy Winter of Cumberland. She attends Northeast Elementary School. She studies voice with Amy Riffle-Kouyeas, Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland.

Hanna Livingston is the daughter of Kerry and Cindy Livingston of Frostburg. She attends Mt. Savage Middle School. She studies violin with Charlene Moon of Frostburg.

Kristin Loar is the daughter of David and Sharon Loar of Romney, West Virginia. She attends Hampshire High School. She studies clarinet with Jean Miller of Cumberland.

Micah Ludwick is the son of Roger and Theresa Ludwick of Cumberland. He is homeschooled. He studies piano with Gwen Harris of LaVale.

Stephanie Mace is the daughter of Gregory and Kimberly Mace of Fort Ashby, West Virginia. She attends Frankfurt High School. She studies clarinet with Jean Miller of Cumberland.

Robert Moffett is the son of Todd and Janelle Moffett of LaVale, Maryland. He attends Cash Valley Elementary School. He studies piano with Betty Hadidian.
Lydia Nelson
Lydia Nelson is the daughter of David and Katie Nelson. She attends Route 40 Elementary School and is studying piano with Sean Beachy at Garrett College.
Charles O'Boyle
Charles O’Boyle is the son of Angela Frye. He attends Bishop Walsh and is studying guitar with Jody Mosser at the Tri-State Community School of the Arts.
Brandon Pickerl
Brandon Pickrel is the son of Trudy Pickrel. He attends Accident Elementary School and is studying piano with Connie Yoder.
Claire Raesly
Claire Raesly is the daughter of Elaine Raesly. She attends Route 40 Elementary School and is studying piano with Sean Beachy at Garrett College.

Chloe Richards is the daughter of Tom and Toni Richards of Frostburg. She is homeschooled. She studies piano with Ann Rebuck of Cumberland.

Noah Richards is the son of Tom and Toni Richards of Frostburg. He is homeschooled. He studies piano with Ann Rebuck of Cumberland.
Taber Robinette
Taber Robinette is the son of John and Amy Robinette. He attends Northeast Elementary and is studying piano with Sue Pritts.
Ella Rose Warnick
Ella Rose Warnick is the daughter of Tracy Edwards. She attends Route 40 Elementary School and is studying voice with Beau Hartman at the Tri-State Community School for the Arts.
Katlyn Weimer
Katlyn Weimer is the granddaughter of Debbie Bittinger. She attends Grantsville Elementary School and is studying piano with Beau Hartman at the Tri-State Community School for the Arts.

Piper Wilt
Piper Wilt is the daughter of Lori Wilt. She attends Grantsville Elementary School and is studying piano with Patty Rice.

Caleb Zimmerman
Caleb Zimmerman is the son of Rich and Kathy Zimmerman. He attends Grantsville Elementary School and is studying guitar with Jody Mosser.

Carl Zimmerman
Carl Zimmerman is the son of Rich and Kathy Zimmerman. He attends Grantsville Elementary School and is studying guitar with Jody Mosser.

Paul Zimmerman
Paul Zimmerman is the son of Rich and Kathy Zimmerman. He attends Grantsville Elementary School and is studying guitar with Jody Mosser.

Shawn Zimmerman Photo
Shawn Zimmerman is the son of Rich and Kathy Zimmerman. He attends Grantsville Elementary School and is studying guitar with Jody Mosser.


Susan Zoller is the daughter of Rebecca Zoller of Cumberland. She attends Allegany High School. She studies piano with Betty Hadidian of Cumberland.

Music at Penn Alps Music at Penn Alps is a summer series of classical, Saturday evening concerts. Artists include international musicians as well as local and regional performers. Most concerts are held in the Great Hall of Penn Alps which is part of the Penn Alps Restaurant, Crafts Shop and Spruce Forest Artisan Village, east of Granstville.

For more information, see www.musicatpennalps.org.

Scholarship recipients will be featured in an awards recital at Music at Penn Alps in Grantsville on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 2pm.

For more information on Music at Penn Alps or a scholarship application, please see the Music at Penn Alps Scholarship Page.

The Community Trust Foundation, now serving Allegany, Garrett and Mineral counties, works in partnership with donors and community groups providing leadership to address community issues. To learn more about the organization, a tax-exempt IRA withdrawal, or how to establish a charitable fund, email info@ctfinc.org or call 301-876-9172.

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