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Congrats to Our 2023 Scholarship Recipients!

The Foundation awarded 37 academic scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year totaling $200,000 to deserving students across the country—all affiliated with TXTA member companies. In addition, the Foundation has provided a total of $42,740 to eleven trade and technical applicants in 2023 and 2024—all who are pursuing careers in the trucking industry. Since 1991, TXTA Foundation has given more than $2.3 million in scholarship funds, helping students achieve their education and vocational dreams.


Top Scholarship Recipients

Joyce & Herbert E. Skinner Memorial Scholarship
Top Overall Recipient
Hailey Drerup
Mr. Peg Leg Dumpster Rentals
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

 

Mike Craddock Memorial Scholarship
Top Freshman Recipient

Larryn Rooks
Heritage Dedicated Services
Garden City Community College

Stoney Reese Stubbs Memorial Scholarship
Top Texas A&M Recipient

Kaili Manthei
Lonestar Truck Group/TAG Truck Center
Texas A&M University at College Station

 

Ed Kyrish Memorial Scholarship
Top The University of Texas Recipient

Allison Andrade
PortServe Transportation
The University of Texas at Austin

Rex & Marillyn King Foundation Scholarship
Top Scholarship Recipient

Tori McVey
United Pipe and Steel Corp.
Texas A&M University
Bush School of Government and Public Service

 

TRADE & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Ed Kyrish Trade and Technical Memorial Scholarship
Kaeden Coltharp
Red Bird Trucking
WyoTech

 

Amanda Soto Barco
CDL Candidate
AAA CDL School

Collin Broussard
Acme Truck LIne Inc.
South Louisiana Community College
and Coastal Truck Drivng School

Henry Navarette
McRay Crane & Rigging
Houston Community College

Manny Hernandez
CDL Candidate
EP Texas Trucking School 

Cristian Delgado
CDL Candidate
EP Texas Trucking School 

 

Carson Shepley
CDL Candidate
Odessa College

Eduardo Loya Vaca
CDL Candidate
EP Texas Trucking School

Edbrion McAllister
CDL Candidate
Driving Academy 160

Luz Del Alba Acosta Mercedes
CDL Candidate
EP Texas Trucking School

Morris James
Diesel Mechanic
Texas State Technical College in Sweetwater


Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Chase Alford
Apache Oil Company
The University of Texas at Dallas

Julia Alford
Apache Oil Company
Trinity University

Stacey Arriaga
Southwestern Motor Transport
Texas A&M University at San Antonio

Hunter Bailey
Kyrish Truck Centers
Texas A&M University at College Station

Sara Barboza
Refrigerated Transport Inc.
Texas A&M University at College Station

Brooke Bilby
BOK Financial Equipment Finance
Texas A&M University at Commerce

Madison Bowers
BWI Companies
Texas A&M University at College Station

Brandon Campos
Mission Petroleum Carriers
The University of Texas at San Antonio

Hallie Crabtree
Hendrickson
Abilene Christian University

Harlee DePoyster
Housley Group
West Texas A&M University

Elyse Domingue
United Vision Logistics
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

 

Kate Elam
Gulf Winds International
Texas Tech University

Clarisa Ferreyra
Pulido Transport
University of Houston Downtown

Claire Fisher
Threlkeld and Company Insurance
Abilene Christian University

Gage Franklin
Lonestar Truck Group/TAG Truck Center
Louisiana Tech University

Utsav Gundaraniya
SelecTransportation Resources
Campbellsville University

Gabriel Goudeau
Cadence Insurance and
The Warriner Companies
San Jacinto Community College

Alex Harden
NFI Industries
West Texas A&M University

Madison Harper
Cummins Sales & Service
University of Arkansas

Bazleah Higgins
Housley Group
Angelo State University

Jonathan Klepetko
Kyrish Truck Centers
Texas A&M-Blinn Team

 

Rachel Klepetko
Kyrish Truck Centers
Texas A&M University at College Station

Christal Moreno
United Petroleum Transports
Texas Tech University

Makayla Mueller
Groendyke Transport
Oklahoma State University

Analysa Munoz
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
Texas A&M University at Kingsville

Sarai Rocha
Southwestern Motor Transport
Texas Tech University

Kassadee Rodriguez
Housley Group
Angelo State University

Pamela Serensits
GenOx Transportation
University of Missouri

Garrett Smith
Atmos Energy
The University of Texas at Austin

Maranda Suescun
Pulido Transport
The University of Texas at Austin

Seth Tripp
Bruckner Truck & Equipment
Roosevelt University

Simone Welch
Kenneth Copeland Ministries
Texas Tech University

 

 

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