Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate South Carolina (BBB) presented eight high school students with scholarships through the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation during a ceremony on November 10, 2016 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 consistently demonstrated exceptional 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.” Sponsored by American Fab, 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 2015 Student of Integrity Awards scholarship recipients were:Zebediah James Sneed, Mauldin High School, sponsored by American Fab. Inc.Kennedy Hunt Burton, West-Oak High School, sponsored by Bonitz Flooring Group, Inc.Clayton Randall Anderson, Southside Christian School, sponsored by SANDLAPPER Securities, LLC.Emily Rebecca Wood, Belton-Honea Path High School, sponsored by Elite Financial Services, Inc.Luke Harrell Martin, Spartanburg High SchoolGeorge Nicholas Skenteris, Eastside High School, sponsored by Moore & Balliew Oil CompanyKirby Elizabeth Self, Emerald High School, sponsored by Jordon Construction CompanyAlexis Payton Pagano, Clinton High School, sponsored by GBS Building Supply "Ellis L. Darby Memorial Scholarship" and Greenville Health System# # #About the Better Business Bureau®:For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2015, people turned to BBB more than 172 million times for BBB Business Reviews on more than 5.3 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. Better Business Bureau® of the Upstate is a private, nonprofit organization that serves the public interest by promoting ethical business practices. BBB’s mission is to be a leader in advancing marketplace trust in the 10 counties served which includes Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg and Union. For more information, call (864) 242-5052 or visit http://www.upstatesc.bbb.org.