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The Better Business Bureau Educational Foundation Announces 2022 Video Scholarship Contest Winners

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The Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 video scholarship contest. The contest is open to high school seniors and college students seeking money for further education (community college, university, master’s level, and trade schools). 

Steve J. Bernas, president and CEO of Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois says, “We are excited to offer an exciting, creative, and fun opportunity for students to receive one of four $2,500 scholarships that focus on trust and ethics. This year’s winners have really excelled in their creativity and content, and we are very proud of their well-thought- out and heartfelt entries.”

For this year’s contest, students were asked to answer the following prompt: BBB Accredited Businesses pledge to uphold 8 Standards of Trust, which embody ethics and integrity. Choose one, state what it means to you, and explain how it contributes to a healthy, vibrant marketplace.

The video winners and the links to their videos are listed below.

Anyiah Chase-Mayfield,  Walter Payton College Preparatory High School (Old Town neighborhood in Chicago, IL) will be attending Howard University in the fall.

Caval Spearman Jr.,  Morgan Park High School (Chicago, IL) will be attending Morehouse College in the fall.

Khush Makadia, – James B. Conant High School (Hoffman Estates, IL) will be attending the University of Illinois in the fall.

Emily Stuebing,  DeKalb High School (DeKalb, IL) will be attending the University of Cambridge in the fall.

Maryela Cardenas,  Bloom High School (Chicago Heights, IL) will be attending University of Norte Dame in the fall 

For more contest information, visit:  

Contact the scholarship team for questions. E-mail  [email protected] 

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About BBB: 

BBB of Chicago and Northern Illinois is a nonprofit organization that has served both consumers and trustworthy businesses for 96 years and is a part of the IABBB. We help protect consumers from scams and provide a free database for consumers to see business ratings and reviews to find businesses they can trust. We connect customers to businesses they can trust. BBB is the sign of a better business.

The International Association of Better Business Bureaus (IABBB) is the network hub for BBBs in the US, Canada and Mexico. Like BBBs, IABBB is dedicated to fostering honest and responsive relationships between businesses and consumers — instilling consumer confidence and advancing a trustworthy marketplace for all. Please visit for more information.

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