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Congrats to Our 2024 Scholarship Recipients!

The Foundation awarded 32 academic scholarships for the 2024-2025 school year totaling $151,500 to deserving students across the country—all affiliated with TXTA member companies. In addition, the Foundation has provided more than $82,500 to 22 trade and technical applicants. The Foundation has funded 10 trade and technical applicants pursuing a career in the trucking industry in 2024 and aims to fund many more. Since 1991, TXTA Foundation has given more than $2.5 million in scholarship funds, helping students achieve their education and vocational dreams.

Top Scholarship Recipients

Joyce & Herbert E. Skinner Memorial Scholarship
Top Overall Recipient
Sadie Manchaca
Gulf States Trucking
Florida Institute of Technology


Mike Craddock Memorial Scholarship
Top Freshman Recipient

Justyn Thorton
Firebird Bulk Carriers, Inc.
University of Texas San Antonio

Stoney Reese Stubbs Memorial Scholarship
Top Texas A&M at College Station Recipient

Kristin Smith
Atmos Energy
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

Nicole Loy
USI Southwest
University of North Texas



Mehki Course

Diesel Technician Student

Lincoln Tech


Jaime Galan

CDL Candidate

C.R. England Premier Truck Driving School 


Brandon Garcia

CDL Candidate

EP Texas Trucking School


Daniel George

Heavy Truck Technician Student

St. Phillip's College 


David Liaw

CDL Candidate

ACE Trucking Academy


Edbrion McAllister

CDL Candidate

Driving Academy 160


Cristian Olivieri

Diesel Heavy Technology

Pennsylvania College of Technology


Alexander Pena

CDL Candidate

Del Mar College


Emily Ring 

Welding/Engines Student

Wyo Tech 


Manuel Saenz

CDL Candidate

EP Texas Trucking School 

Foundation Scholarship Recipients


Chase Alford  

Apache Oil Company

The University of Texas at Dallas


Alvin Andrade

PortServ Transportation

Texas A&M University at College Station


Breezy Bishop

Lone Star Truck Group/TAG Truck Center

Texas State University


Brooke Bilby   

Huntington National Bank - Equipment Finance

Texas A&M University at Commerce


Wiley Bilby       

Huntington National Bank - Equipment Finance

Weatherford College 


Alyssa Brade  

Texas Moving Company

University of Mary Hardin Baylor


Cyenna Cheatham-Deleon  

Double Diamond Transport

Sam Houston State University


Randi Childress            

Refrigerated Transport Inc.

Tarleton State University


Sergio Cruz Ovalle     

Kyrish International Truck Center

Texas A&M at College Station



Taylor Davidson           

Atmos Energy

Northeast Texas Community College


Harlee DePoyster        

Housley Group

West Texas A&M University


Zachary Graf  

Lonestar Specialty Vehicle

University of Arkansas


Madison Harper            

Cummins Sales & Service

University of Arkansas


AnaClaire Henderson                

Housley Group

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


Kyle Komro      


University of Wisconsin-Madison


Charli Maddox               

Select Transportation

Texas A&M University at College Station


Elainna Mosley              

Select Transportation Resources

Lamar University


Analysa Munoz              

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Texas A&M University at Kingsville



Madison Richardson

R.B. Stewart Petroleum Products Inc.

University of Houston 


Sarai Rocha    

Southwestern Motor Transport

Texas Tech University


Victoria Rodriguez      

W&B Service Company & Superior Trailer Sales

Texas A&M International University


Michala Scarborough                

Lone Star Truck Group/TAG Truck Center

University of Arkansas


Hunter Schulz                

BWI Companies, Inc.

Angelo State University


Pamela Serensits        

GenOx Transportation

University of Missouri


Lyzzi Stanton

TNT Crane & Rigging

Lamar State College-Orange


Kimberly Torres             


Stephen F. Austin State University


Natalie Zarate                 

Acme Truck Line Inc

The University of Texas at Tyler

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