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SCFHOF Announces 3rd Annual Bridge Builder Excellence Award Nominees & Top 10 Finalists

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Greenville, SC: The South Carolina Football Hall of Fame (SCFHOF) announced the 2022 Bridge Builder Excellence Award “BBEA” Nominees & Top 10 Finalists presented by Spinx Corporation  (Making Life Easier!).  The award rewards and encourages excellence in the community, in the classroom and on the field. 

Award Criteria:

·       Football Excellence = 30%

·        Academics – Minimum 3.2 Core GPA = 40%

·        Exemplary School, Character, Community Citizenship, and Leadership = 30%

Each statewide nominee will receive a certificate of recognition for their accomplishments. In addition, Finalists will be invited to share their story with state football legend Levon Kirkland on the “Inside Blitz w/ Levon Kirkland”: A Sports & Leadership Podcast.  The Top 10 Finalists will also be invited to participate in our 3rd Annual BBEA Ceremony & Benefit on April 28th from Zen in Downtown Greenville.  It will be a “Heisman” style ceremony with the winner announced live at the event. Limited passes for the live presentation are on sale now HERE!

Below you will find a comprehensive list of 70 amazing young men nominated for the award.  The Top 10 Finalists invited to attend the April 28th event are Kazarius Adams (Gray Collegiate), Jace Blackshear (Hilton Head Christian), Jaylin Davis (Lake Marion), Prometheus Franklin (Greenville), Corey Heath (Silver Bluff), Davion Joyner (Fort Dorchester), Gray Leaphart (Gilbert), Grayson Loftis (Gaffney), Drew Settle (Chapman), and Ricardo Sprinkle (Orangeburg-Wilkinson).

Join us April 28th and celebrate these great young men. Limited passes for the live presentation are on sale now HERE!


The SCFHOF is a 501(c)(3) “For Impact” organization whose mission is to honor South Carolina football legends and help lead South Carolina students to the Top 10 states in the country for college and career readiness by December 31, 2030.  The SCFHOF is on a mission, celebrating excellence and educating, empowering, and encouraging ourselves and others to live in purpose to bring out the best for our South Carolina Community. The SCFHOF believe that with your support SC students can be Top 10 nationally in college and career readiness by December 31, 2030. (Ranked 43rd nationally in 2019 by U.S. News & World Report)

The SCFHOF invites you to play your role in this worthwhile legacy. Become a member at, join the movement today! #SCTop10N2030

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Tyler Butler