Betsye Kay Finch Foundation Scholarship

Alexis Rocker and Al Finch, in honor of their late mother, Betsye Kay Finch — a dancer, dance teacher and thespian — passed the torch to the next generation of musical theatre and dance artists.

Alexis Rocker, Rachael Gomez, and Al Finch

Photo: Robin Phillips of Phillips Photography

On June 10, 2021, the Betsye Kay Finch Performing Arts Foundation presented its 2nd annual scholarship, a $1500 award, to Rachael Gomez, a 2021 graduate of Harrison School for the Arts. Ms. Gomez, a beautiful singer and dancer, will pursue a BFA in Performing Arts at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.

For full list of past winners, click here.

Betsye Kay Finch Foundation Awards 2nd Scholarship

2021 Scholarship Award Ceremony: Rachael Gomez, recipient

"The Fruits of Giving" by Abby Rogers

“Dancing gives wings

to my passion;

musical theater

gives voice to my soul.

-Betsye Kay Finch

Current Events

Facebook Live! at the Historic Polk Theatre, January 28,2021

Fundraiser for the Betsye Kay Finch Performing Arts Foundation, Inc.

The Impact of Dance and Musical Theater 

GivingTuesday, December 1, 2020

...In the Media

Post-Award Ceremony, May 26, 2020

BKFPAF radio interview -AbbyWONN Radio
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Dancing in the Tune

by Rebecca Renfroe-Borneman

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WONN Radio Interview, Sardi's Launch

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Betsye Kay Finch Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, EIN: 84-2055939. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  The Betsye Kay Finch Performing Arts Foundation, Inc., registration number CH60026, meets all requirements specified by The Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act. "A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling Toll-Free (800-435-7352) within the State. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State."