BBB Torch Scholarships
Applications for 2018 Torch Scholarships will be available online beginning November 2017.

BBB Torch Scholarships recognize students who personify high ethical standards as demonstrated through leadership, community service, overall personal integrity, and academic history.

Torch Scholarships are given to college-bound high school juniors, seniors, and college undergraduates who reside or attend school within BBB of Eastern North Carolina's 33-county service area. Scholarship prizes totaling $14,000 were awarded in Spring 2017.

Spring 2017 Torch Scholarships Awards:

Air Experts BBB Torch Scholarship - $1,000
Kristen Hommel, NC State University

Air Works BBB Torch Scholarship - $1,000
Jason Schodt, East Carolina University

Atlantic Tire BBB Torch Scholarship - $1,000
Haley Vaughan, East Wake High School

J. Kenneth Lesley Memorial Torch Scholarship - $1,000
Richard Brown III, Garner High School

National Pawn BBB Torch Scholarship - $2,000
Olivia Diamond, University of North Carolina - Asheville

National Pawn BBB Torch Scholarship - $2,000
Peyton Shepard, Jacksonville High School

NC Rebuild, Inc. BBB Torch Scholarship - $1,000
Taylor Lee, S. Johnston High School

Student of Ethics BBB Torch Scholarship - $5,000
Jarred Lobo, University of North Carolina


Thank you to our Spring 2017 Scholarship Sponsors:


Air Experts

Air Works Heating & Air 




National Pawn

NC Rebuild, Inc. 


Atlantic Tire & Service 

Watch for information on the 2018 BBB Torch Scholarships.


Click here to learn about BBB Torch Awards, created to showcase ethical companies and charities in eastern North Carolina that build trust, advertise honestly, tell the truth, remain transparent, and honor their promises.