Congratulations to this year’s recipients of the Landstar Scholarship Fund, announced during the 2016 Landstar Agent Convention.

The Landstar Scholarship Fund was established to recognize outstanding undergraduate achievement and civic involvement. Since 1995, Landstar has recognized and awarded more than 280 scholarships for a total of more than $650,000.

Eligible candidates are enrolled in high school and plan on attending a two- or four-year college or university. Candidates already in a two- or four-year college or university must has successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and be planning to re-enroll for at least 12 credit hours during the academic year for which the scholarship may be granted. All candidate must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

An independent selection committee of professors from the University of North Florida carefully evaluated 75 eligible applications this year and chose 18 of those applicants to receive the Landstar Scholarship. This school year 13 applicants will receive scholarships in the amount of $2,500 and 5 will receive a scholarship in the amount of $3,500.

Congratulations to all of the scholarship winners!

$2,500 Scholarships:

 Edgar Arzate Jr.

Son of Landstar BCO, Edgar Arzate

Incoming Freshman, University of Houston

 

Aaron Cortinas

Son of Landstar BCOs, LeRoy and Donna Torres

Incoming Freshman, University of Texas at Tyler

 

Natalie Espanta

Daughter of Landstar BCO Martin Espanta

Incoming Freshman, University of California-Irvine

 

Sandra Espericueta

Daughter of Landstar BCO Jaime Espericueta

Sophomore, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

 

Jessica Finney

Daughter of Landstar Agency FPL Employee Christine Finney

Junior, University of South Florida

 

Adna Hatkic

Daughter of Landstar BCO Muho Hatkic

Incoming Freshman, University of Washington

 

Lexie Lonardo

Daughter of Landstar Agent Laura Lonardo

Incoming Freshman, University of Northern Colorado

 

Keren Marroquin

Daughter of Landstar BCO Luis Marroquin

Junior, University of Southern California

 

Chloe McMahon

The daughter of Landstar Agency KCM Employee Bob McMahon

Junior, Kansas State University

 

Darien Pepple

The daughter of Landstar Agent Ronald Pepple

Sophomore, University of Pittsburgh

 

Destinee Reinhold

The daughter of Landstar Agency Employee Don Reinhold

Senior, Western Carolina University

 

Thalia Rey

Daughter of Landstar Employee Ana Rodriguez

Sophomore, University of Florida

 

Steven Wieser

Son of Landstar Employee Greg Wieser

Junior, St. Mary’s College of California

$3,500 Scholarships:

Brianna Basinger

Daughter of Agent Dawn Flores.

Junior, Texas A&M University

Stephen Boyle

Son of Landstar BCO Stephen Boyle

Incoming Freshman, University of California, Berkeley

Emily Gunter

Daughter of Landstar BCO Keith Gunter

Sophomore, Skidmore College

Kenneth May

Son of Landstar BCO Kenny May

Junior, Morehead State University

Lindsey Ragon

Daughter of Landstar BCO Darrell Ragon

Sophomore, University of North Carolina Wilmington