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Congrats to IIABSC Foundation Scholarship winners

IIABSC Foundation met recently to award the annual recipients of its newest scholarship program. Thanks to our members' contributions, they had the funds to award seven $2,000 scholarships in 2022.

Each year the Foundation awards at least five college scholarships of $1,000 each to the childen of member agency employees whose children are either entering college or already undergrads. To be eligible, applicants must be a South Carolina resident and enrolled as a full-time student in the fall. They are looking for students that are active in his or her school and community, demonstrate a solid work ethic and possess strong leadership abilities, teamwork and a desire to succeed.

Call for applications are generally in September or October each year with a December 31 deadline. The following are this year's winners:

Foundation-Bates-300.jpgBladen Bates, currently attending Wofford University with a major in Psychology and Art History. She is the daughter of Tom Bates with Stokes-Farnham Ins in Travelers Rest.

Foundation-Chiaviello-300.jpgAbigail Chiaviello, currently attending Clemson University with a political science major. She is the daughter of Richard Chiaviello with Lowcountry Insurance in Beaufort.

Foundation-Fryer-300.jpgFryer-fam.jpgBanks Fryer, currently attending the University of South Carolina with a major in accounting & finance. He is the son of Mark Edward Fryer with AssuredPartners in Columbia.

Foundation-Herndon-150.jpgChandler-fam.jpgChandler Herdon, currently attending the United States Sports Academy in Alabama with a major in sports science and coaching. He is the son of Stacey Herndon with the Midgley Agency in Bennettsville.

Foundation-Hincapie-300.jpgHincapie-fam.jpgSophia Hincapie, currently attending Tulane University in Louisiana with a major in psychology.   She is the daughter of Jennifer Hincapie with Furman Company in Greenville. 

Foundation-mellon-300.jpgmellon-fam.jpgSavannah Mellon, currently a high school senior attending Clover High School in Clover with plans to attend Converse University, major undecided. She is the daughter of Steve Mellon with Mellon Insurance Solutions in York.

Morgan Stone, currently a high school senior attending Lewisville High School in Chester with plans to attend Charleston Southern University majoring in health science. They are the child of Hugh D. Stone with Stone Insurance Agency in Chester.

Please consider a tax-deductible donation to the Foundation to support the charitable, educational, public safety and scientific endeavors supporting the industry in our state.

Honorariums and memorial donations are a great way to honor or remember your industry colleagues. Memorial donations can be made at any time, and the families will be notified of your gift.

You can make a secure online payment using this link or mail your contribution to: IIABSC Foundation, 800 Gracern Rd, Columbia, SC  29210.


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Learn more about the IIABSC Foundation

The IIABSC Foundation was established in 1984 to support charitable and educational endeavors that benefit both the public and our industry. Over the years it has contributed more than half a million dollars to causes that meet our purpose, supported by the generous charitable contributions of individuals and companies within the industry.

IIABSC Foundation Trustees

Andrew N. (Drew) Theodore (Chairman)

L. Victor Jowers, Jr.  (Vice Chairman)

Lee Ellis

 Bobby McLellan

 Scott Moseley