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Go FFC! Go Navy! Go Blues! Scholarship Fund

Coach Peter Armatis served in multiple roles with Fredericksburg Football Club.  He was a passionate supporter of the Rec Program, he served as a Travel coach for both Red and Black Teams, and most served as a member of the FFC Board of Directors.  Peter loved the Beautiful Game, and he was committed to teaching young players how to play it the right way.  He was always looking for opportunities to learn more and to improve himself as a coach.  Peter shared that love of learning the game with his players, and he always encouraged them to strive to make themselves better.

This Fund was created in memory of Peter's passion for the game, his commitment to Fredericksburg FC and his devotion to his players.  Any money raised will be used to help supplement players in need to cover the costs of playing for the club that he cared so much about, as well as for a yearly college scholarships awarded to one male and one female FFC player.

The Scholarship is overseen by a Scholarship Committee.  The Committee will accept applications each year and funds will be distributed based on need.  All funds granted to families will be approved by the entire Committee.



To donate directly to the Fund, use this link:

https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/go-ffc-go-navy-go-blues-scholarship-fund

Peter Armatis Go FFC! Go Navy! Go Blues College Scholarship



Two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded annually from the scholarship—to one male and one female player.

Eligibility

■ Scholarships are limited to current Fredericksburg Football Club players—travel or recreation program—that are graduating from high school in the Spring of 2022.

■ Applicant has shown determination for classroom academic achievement.

■ Applicant has shown a dedication to the sport of soccer.

■ No candidate shall be denied being recipient of a scholarship on the basis of race, creed, sex, religion, national origin or any other basis which is prohibited by Section 501 (C) (3) of The Internal Revenue Code.

Application Procedure

The application, which includes the process, can be downloaded by clicking here.

PLEASE NOTE: A completed application includes:

1) Scholarship application (Download Application)
2) High school transcript with GPA
3) Personal statement about applicant's career plans
4) Personal statement about the impact of the sport of soccer in their life
5) A Letter of Recommendation from your club coach

Application Deadline

Complete application, including the letter of recommendation, must be received no later than Sunday, May 15, 2022.

Completed applications should be returned to Kevin Leahy, Chairman of the Peter Armatis Scholarship Fund.

The documents can be emailed to Mr. Leahy at [email protected] or can be mailed to:

Mr. Kevin Leahy
c/o Fredericksburg Football Club
PO Box 3895
Fredericksburg, VA 22402

Duktig Brand - The Peter Armatis Member Scholarship


In 2020, Duktig Brand FC member Peter Armatis passed away due to complications from COVID-19. A coach and board member at Fredericksburg FC, Peter exhibited many of the qualities we strive for as a company and as individuals.

To honor Peter, we have declared him a 'Forever Member' and created 'The Peter Armatis Member Scholarship' - a coaching education scholarship - which will be awarded annually to a member who exhibits Peter’s passion for leadership, mentorship and a player-centered approach.

More information to follow.

Duktig Brand makes well-designed products with a focus on quality and simplicity for coaches and players . Working to bring together and inspire people at all levels of the game.

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

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2022 RECIPIENTS

Emma Shropshire & Kalea Wilson


2021 RECIPIENTS

Gabe Eckenrode & Kaya Shepherd

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