The scholarship award is in the amount of $10,000, or $2,500 for 4 years. This is the fifth year the Baronner Scholarship has been awarded, totaling $50,000 for local students to attend higher education.
This is the fifth year the Baronner Scholarship has been awarded, totaling $50,000 for local students to attend higher education.
“We are proud to award this year’s Baronner Scholarship to Olivia,” stated Alice P. Frazier, President and CEO of BCT. “Not only does she exemplify a commitment to academic rigor, she is an outstanding leader on and off the field, something we value at BCT and something that was personified by Bob Baronner.”
Ms. Grove is the daughter of Chip and Gina Grove and has a younger brother. She graduated with a 4.36 GPA and was a member of the National Honor Society. Ms. Grove was also a student-athlete in soccer and was selected EPAC All-Conference for two years, was named MVP and Offensive Player of the Year her senior year, served as Varsity Captain two years and lettered in all four years. At the prospect of being a first-generation college student, Ms. Grove credits her parents with instilling the values of hard work, sacrifice, and service, which have been essential in shaping her to achieve many superlatives and preparing her for success in college and beyond.
The annual Robert "Bob" F. Baronner Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually in memory of Mr. Baronner who served as BCT’s President and CEO and was a member of the Board of Directors for Bank of Charles Town and Potomac Bancshares, Inc. from 2001 until his passing in 2017.