Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) October 28, 2014
The BBB’s Center for Character Ethics will honor the 2014 Students of Integrity Scholarship Recipients in conjunction with the Torch Awards for Ethics Luncheon. The Students of Integrity Scholarship awards is an annual Future Workforce recognition program that selects and honors Central Ohio high school students who personify high character through leadership, community service, and overall personal integrity and academic accomplishments.
The program, founded in 2002, is open to high school juniors residing in BBB’s 21 county service area. A panel of business leaders and members of the academic community evaluate the entries. Scholarships are awarded the students in their senior year. The recipients will each receive a $1,000 scholarship toward advancement of their education.
In the twelve years since the program’s inception, BBB Center for Character Ethics has received over 750 entries from schools around our 21 county service area. Scholarships have been awarded to 115 high schools seniors, totaling over $115,000 towards their college educations.
The awards are to be presented at the Torch Awards for Ethics Luncheon, which will honor central Ohio companies that embody the BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust. For more information on the 2014 Torch Awards for Ethics, visit bbbtorchawards.com/eventinfo.
The 2014 recipients are:
Gino Dettorre, Bishop Watterson High School
Nicole Doyle, Mount Vernon High School
Nathaniel Graham, Lakewood High School
Jalon Lewis, Eastmoor Academy High School
Sophia Lombardo, Arts & College Preparatory Academy
Eddie McNeal, Premier Academy of Ohio
Adam Miller, Granville High School
Alexis Mount, Centerburg High School
Danielle Rodriguez, Hamilton Township High School
Sydnee Roese, Teays Valley High School
About BBB Center for Character Ethics
The BBB’s Center for Character Ethics is a business-supported, free-enterprise advancing non-profit organization focused on serving business managers & classroom educators with leadership character and organizational ethics strengthening resources. Our mission is to provide character ethics assessment, training and recognition to for-profit and non-profit leaders and to provide K-16 educator-focused character strengthening programs. As a result, we intend to help both producers and consumers flourish in central Ohio.
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2013, people turned to BBB more than 132 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 4.5 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. BBB Serving Central Ohio was founded in 1921 and serving 21 counties in Ohio, is one of 112 local, independent BBBs across North America.