Reece Kothe, a senior at Eaton High School, is the 2014 recipient of the $5,000 BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship, presented April 30 at the Better Business Bureau® Torch Awards for Ethics in Fort Collins.
Kothe plans to major in pre-medicine at Montana State University in the fall. He is president of Key Club, vice president of National Honor Society and an editor for the Eaton Red Ink school newspaper. He also sits on the Rocky Mountain District Board for Key Club and is on the Breckenridge Ski Team.
The scholarship, funded by contributions from BBB Accredited Businesses, is a joint effort of the BBB Center for Character Ethics and Rotary Clubs in BBB’s service area that fall within Rotary Districts 5440, 5450 and 5470.
The BBB/Rotary Ethics Scholarship is intended for a college-bound high school student in his/her junior or senior year. The goal of the $5,000 scholarship is to reward a student who applies Rotary’s guiding principles of the Four-Way Test to his or her life and illustrates this effectively through a written essay.To read Reece’s winning essay, visit go.bbb.org/Ofna3c
Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust provides ethics-based assessment, training and recognition programs for businesses, consumers, nonprofits and students in Northern Colorado and Wyoming through three centers of excellence: BBB Center for Character Ethics, BBB Center for Fraud Prevention and BBB Center for Nonprofit Excellence. In fiscal 20015, the BBB Institute reached more than 8,200 people via outreach and education programs.