The scholarship consists of several funds is named for Harry Barnes and Vaud Ancil Travis, III, two long-time and strong supporters of the Arts Council of Moore County and the arts throughout Moore County. Additional funds have been created in someone’s honor or memory. These funds include:
- Carol Lawson Rouhier Visual Arts Scholarship – Awarded in memory of Moore County artists and longtime Arts Council member, Carol Lawson Rouhier, this scholarship is restricted to fund visual arts applicants.
- Sara Schrock Theatre Scholarship – Awarded in memory of actor, Sara Schrock, this scholarship is restricted to fund theatre applicants.
- Laine Lea Classical Ballet Scholarship – Awarded in honor of Laine Lea, this scholarship is restricted to fund applicants who reside in Moore County and wish to study classical ballet.
Since the inception of the Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship, the Arts Council has awarded 91 scholarships in the amount of $26,725 to middle and high school students pursuing their interest in the arts.
Congratulations to the scholarship winners for 2015:
- Jessica Cannady of Pinehurst was awarded the Carol Lawson Rouhier Award to take private art lessons. She is an 8th grader at New Century Middle School.
- Rachael Mashburn of Carthage was awarded a scholarship to take private piano lessons. She is in the 10th grade at Union Pines High School.
- Isaiah Newby of Pinehurst was awarded a scholarship to attend the American Ballet Theater’s Summer Intensive. He is an 8th grader at Sandhills Theatre Arts Renaissance School.
- Emma Short of Carthage was awarded a scholarship to attend the UNC-Greensboro Summer Music Camp on violin. She is in the 11th grade at Union Pines High School.
- Teila Vochatzer of Vass was awarded the Sara Schrock Theatre Award to be a Props Apprentice at the Brevard Music Center this summer. She is in the 12th grade at Union Pines High School.
- Rebecca Willcox of Carthage was awarded a scholarship to take private piano lessons. She is in the 11th grade at Union Pines High School.
- Eli Wright of Southern Pines was awarded a scholarship to take private trumpet lessons. He is a 10th grader at Union Pines High School.
CLICK HERE to download the 2016 scholarship application(If you need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader, click here.) –
The Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship Fund is a wonderful and convenient way to support the Arts Council of Moore County and the Moore County children interested in the arts. To learn more about the many gift-giving possibilities which will help support the growth of this fund, click here or call ACMC at 910-692-ARTS (2787).