The Better Business Bureau (BBB) of South Central Louisiana is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Douglas Manship, Sr. Torch Award for Ethics in Business. The winners are listed below:

G.W. Oliver Construction, Inc. – 1-10 employees

Garcia Roofing & Sheet Metal- 1-99 employees

Premier South Roofing & Sheet Metal- 100-299 employees

Hancock Whitney Bank- 300 or more employees

The Manship Award was established in 2001 to honor those businesses which exhibit the highest ethical standards of behavior toward customers, suppliers, users, shareholders, employees and the community.

An independent panel of judges selected the winners from a field of unusually outstanding businesses. 

The 2017 recipients will be recognized at the BBB’s 17th Annual Torch Awards Banquet on Oct. 25 at L’auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge. The evening’s program will feature Baton Rouge chef, Jay Ducote, as featured speaker. 

For more information about the banquet, please call the BBB office at (225)346-8343.