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A band of musicians and instruments filled Bonnie Scruggs’ childhood home near Gardner-Webb University. Her father, Johnny, was a high school drum major, and her mother, Pam, played piano and wrote songs. Earl Scruggs, the late legendary banjo musician from Cleveland County, N.C., was her third cousin.
Bonnie Scruggs, cello, Crest High School, Department of Music, Dr. Patricia Sparti, Earl Scruggs, piano
Office of University Communications, "Gardner-Webb Offered Music Graduate Full Scale of Opportunities" (2016). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 972.