BBB announced four winners from area schools who were selected by an independent panel of judges as BBB Students of Integrity. To be selected as a Student of Integrity applicants must submit a 1,000 essay addressing Academic Activities; Leadership Responsibilities; Community Service and Integrity in Home and/or Church and/or Work Environments following the principles in the Standards of Integrity.
The award program’s purpose is to recognize high school seniors who personify ethics in all areas of their lives.
This year’s Students of Integrity will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship each to a college or university of their choice.
BBB Students of Integrity 2017:
Jacob Gibbs, Bushland High School
Abby Danielle Schmucker, Nazareth High School
Taylor Ashlyn Stallings, Friona High School
Madison Elizabeth Woods, Higgins High School
BBB will recognize the winners at their respective awards banquets in May. “These students know that doing the right thing is important and trust and honesty do matter,” said Janna Kiehl, BBB CEO. “Students of Integrity strive to be trustworthy in all areas of their lives and they succeed with hard work and positive attitudes.”
BBB honors Students of Integrity in the interest of supporting ethical, accountable behavior in area youth, highlighting core values demonstrated in the lives of young people and to assist in the development and mentoring of future business leaders. Students of Integrity is part of the BBB’s Torch Awards for Ethics program, a business ethics award.