The BBB is pleased to announce its 2020 Student of Integrity scholarship recipients. Students of Integrity scholarship awards are bestowed upon high school and college students who embody the BBB’s Standards for Trust: Character, Judgement and Ethics. Each student will receive a $2,000 scholarship to the school of their choice.
Students of Integrity scholarships would not be possible without our 2020 sponsors, which include Ash Brokerage, Federated Media, Indiana Tech and PNC National Bank. They’ve generously partnered with BBB’s Charitable & Educational Foundation to reward ethics and integrity in young adults. The mission of the Charitable & Educational Foundation is to advance reliable, dependable and ethical interaction between the marketplace and the public. To date, the BBB Serving Northern Indiana and our partners have awarded more than $113,000.
Alexandra Fretz is the 2020 University Student of Integrity sponsored by PNC National Bank. Fretz is a student at the University of St. Francis, studying surgical technology and biology, pre-physician assistant. In addition to receiving the 2020 University Student of Integrity Scholarship, Fretz also received the USF President’s Volunteer Service Bronze Award with more than 100 service hours. She graduated from North Side High School in 2009.
Elayna Marie Hasty is the 2020 Charly Butcher Scholarship Student of Integrity. The Charly Butcher Scholarship is for outstanding high school seniors who are pursuing a degree in education or communications. Hasty graduated from Angola High School and will be a freshman at Ball State University studying communications. She is the daughter of Laura and Andrew Leese. She was a member of the cross country, cheerleading, soccer, and track teams and was involved with the Student Council, drama program, and advanced choir.
Kayla Faith Habeggar is the 2020 High School Student of Integrity sponsored by Ash Brokerage. graduated from Snider High School and plans to attend the University of St. Francis to study surgical technology. Her parents are Terry and Kim Habeggar. At Snider, Habeggar was a member of the Project Lead the Way Biomedical program and cheer captain. She also served as the founder and worship leader in her youth group at the Trinity Church of the Nazarene.
Lem Cartman is the 2020 University Student of Integrity sponsored by Indiana Tech. Cartman is a student at Valparaiso university, studying to be nurse anesthetist. In addition to being a resident assistant for his dorm, Cartman also serves as an active member of the Honor Council, House Council, and as an Overnight Student Ambassador. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Omega. He graduated from Dwight D. Eisenhower High School in 2018, where he was captain of the cross country team and wrestling teams. He also captained the Harvey Twisters Wrestling Club team in 2018.
Madeline Petrucelli is the 2020 High School Student of Integrity nominated by BBB accredited business, Home Comfort Express. Petrucelli graduated from Culver High School and will be a freshman at Indiana University, studying performing arts and economics. She is the daughter of Amanda and Michael Petrucelli. She was the leadership training prefect, leadership and life skills prefect, and theatre prefect. She was also an active member of her Girl Scout troop.
William Pancake is the 2020 High School Student of Integrity nominated by Roberts Construction Group. Pancake graduated from South Side High School and will be a freshman at Ball State University, studying Entrepreneurial Management of Business Administration. He is the son of Tim and LeAnn Pancake. He was the recipient of the LeAnne Mensing Leadership Award and served as the president of the National Association of Home Builders Student Chapter. He was also an active member of Fellowship Missionary Church.
The BBB had planned to celebrate each scholarship recipient individually with an in-school award presentation; Unfortunately, these presentations were cancelled due to COVID-19. A private reception for the students, families, sponsors and school representatives has been scheduled for July 15.