CENTRAL — Better Business Bureau (BBB) of the Upstate presented six high school students with scholarships through the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation, including one to John Christopher Martin from D.W. Daniel High School.
The presentation ceremony, which took place on Nov. 9 at the Hilton in Greenville, was attended by Secretary of State Mark Hammond who 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 and 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, said a BBB representative. The Student of Integrity Award scholarship recipients were selected by a panel of volunteer judges.
The 2017 Student of Integrity Awards scholarship recipients were: John Christopher Martin, D.W. Daniel High School, sponsored by Sandlapper Securities, LLC; Claire Parker Windsor, Travelers Rest High School, sponsored by Greenville Health System; 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 and Ashley H Wade, Spartanburg High School, sponsored by GBS Building Supply.