Better Business Bureau serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona (BBB) awards Gila Ridge High School’s Mallytza Ibarra BBB Ethical Athlete Scholarship, powered by Isagenix. In its third year, the BBB Ethical Athlete Scholarship recognizes deserving student athletes across the state for doing the right thing on and off the playing field. Nominated by coaches, teachers, teammates, and fans, two student athletes (a male and a female) are selected each month to receive a $1,000 scholarship. At the end of the school year, BBB selects two Ethical Champions who receive an additional $2,500 scholarship.Mallytza Ibarra, a senior swimmer at Gila Ridge High School, was recognized as BBB’s Ethical Athlete winner for the month of March (pictured on the right with Coach Greg Brown). “Mallytza is not only a top swimmer, she also volunteers as a manager for the baseball and basketball teams during swim off season, and even learned how to take score and do statistics for both sports,” shared her nomintor. “She motivate players, helps them with school work and is a great role model.” BBB has recognized the following students as BBB Ethical Athletes so far this school 2017-2018 year: Ethan Upayokin - Senior golfer at Gila Ridge High SchoolRick Perez - Senior football and track player at Rio Rico High SchoolBailey Kaufmann - Senior swimmer at Paradise Valley High SchoolAnthonie Cooper - Senior football player at Millennium High SchoolElizabeth Westervelt - Senior basketball player at Sedona Red Rock High SchoolJosiah Jacobs - Junior football player at Saguaro High SchoolHannah DeVore - Senior track and field athlete at Mingus Union High SchoolAlexa Spartz - Senior volleyball player at Sandra Day O’Connor High SchoolJulian Johnson - Senior basketball player at Cactus Shadow High SchoolJoseph Heath - Senior basketball player at Mohave High SchoolLauryn Johnson - Senior volleyball player at Paradise Honors High SchoolKaylee Byerly - Senior volleyball player at Sandra Day O’Connor High SchoolHunter Weber - Senior football player at Horizon High School BBB Serving Greater Arizona reviews public nominations every month and selects ethical athletes to be honored throughout the year. Nominate Arizona high school athletes for the BBB Ethical Athlete scholarship, powered by Isagenix at athlete.arizonabbb.org. -ATHLETE.ARIZONABBB.ORG- About Better Business Bureau Serving Central, Northern & Western Arizona | For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to BBB more than 167 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities - all available for free at bbb.org. Incorporated locally in 1938, BBB Serving Central, Northern and Western Arizona covers 10 counties with campuses in Phoenix, Lake Havasu City, Prescott and Yuma, supported by over 11,800 BBB Accredited Businesses. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to high standards of ethical business practices. BBB provides objective advice, free business and charity profiles, and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust.About Isagenix | Established in 2002, Isagenix provides systems for weight loss, energy, performance, healthy aging, and wealth creation. With more than 550,000 Customers worldwide and more than 100 life-changing products, packs, and systems globally, the company is committed to producing Solutions to Transform Lives™. To date, Isagenix has surpassed $4.5 billion in cumulative sales through an independent network of Associates in the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Colombia, and Indonesia. The company’s vision is to impact world health and free people from physical and financial pain. Isagenix is a privately owned company with headquarters in Gilbert, Arizona, and is a member of the Direct Selling Association. For more information, visit www.isagenix.com.