Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate (BBB) presented six high school students with scholarships through the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation during a ceremony on November 9, 2017 at the Hilton Greenville. South Carolina.
Secretary of State Mark Hammond presented the scholarships, which may be used to attend the college or university of the student’s choosing.
“The students selected for this award were the most exceptional candidates from an unprecedented number of applicants,” said Vee Daniel, BBB President/CEO. “They have demonstrated remarkable leadership abilities and a commitment to integrity and ethics. Their applications, letters of recommendation and academic achievements were the most impressive out all of the applications received.”
The Student of Integrity Award recognizes high school students in the Upstate who personify high character through leadership, community service, academic achievement and overall personal integrity. The Student of Integrity Award scholarship recipients were selected by a panel of volunteer judges.
The 2017 Student of Integrity Awards scholarship recipients were:
Claire Parker Windsor, Travelers Rest High School, sponsored by Greenville Health System
John Christopher Martin, D.W. Daniel High School, sponsored by Sandlapper Securities, LLC
Bailey Augusta Gordon, Emerald High School, sponsored by Moore & Balliew Oil Company, Inc.
Maya Sade Logan, Dorman High School, sponsored by Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union
Dawson Hays Maguire, Palmetto High School, sponsored by Bonitz
Ashley H Wade, Spartanburg High School, sponsored by GBS Building Supply
About the Better Business Bureau®:
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to BBB more than 222 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 157 million businesses and Charity Reports on 3.6 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. BBB Serving Upstate, South Carolina was founded in 1983 and serves 10 counties, including Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and Union. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high standards of ethical business behavior. BBB is the preeminent resource to turn to for objective, unbiased information on businesses and charities. For more information, call (864) 242-5052 or visit www.upstatesc.bbb.org.