TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — Travelers Rest High School senior Claire Windsor was recently named a 2017 Student of Integrity, earning her a $1500 scholarship to put toward the college or university of her choosing.
Better Business Bureau of the Upstate presented six high school students with the award scholarships through the Better Business Bureau Education Foundation during a ceremony on Nov. 9 at the Hilton in downtown Greenville. Secretary of State Mark Hammond presented the awards.
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“The students selected for this award were the most exceptional candidates from an unprecedented number of applicants,” said Vee Daniel, BBB president and CEO. “They have demonstrated remarkable 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.”
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 scholarship recipients were selected by a panel of volunteer judges.
Windsor's candidacy was sponsored by the Greenville Health System.
Other area recipients of the 2017 scholarships were John Martin (D.W. Daniel High School, sponsored by Sandlapper Securities, LLC), Bailey Gordonv(Emerald High School, sponsored by Moore & Balliew Oil Company, Inc.), Maya Logan (Dorman High School, sponsored by Carolina Foothills Federal Credit Union), Dawson Maguire (Palmetto High School, sponsored by Bonitz), and Ashley H Wade (Spartanburg High School, sponsored by GBS Building Supply).
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