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!
Edgar Arzate Jr.
Son of Landstar BCO, Edgar Arzate
Incoming Freshman, University of Houston
Son of Landstar BCOs, LeRoy and Donna Torres
Incoming Freshman, University of Texas at Tyler
Daughter of Landstar BCO Martin Espanta
Incoming Freshman, University of California-Irvine
Daughter of Landstar BCO Jaime Espericueta
Sophomore, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi
Daughter of Landstar Agency FPL Employee Christine Finney
Junior, University of South Florida
Daughter of Landstar BCO Muho Hatkic
Incoming Freshman, University of Washington
Daughter of Landstar Agent Laura Lonardo
Incoming Freshman, University of Northern Colorado
Daughter of Landstar BCO Luis Marroquin
Junior, University of Southern California
The daughter of Landstar Agency KCM Employee Bob McMahon
Junior, Kansas State University
The daughter of Landstar Agent Ronald Pepple
Sophomore, University of Pittsburgh
The daughter of Landstar Agency Employee Don Reinhold
Senior, Western Carolina University
Daughter of Landstar Employee Ana Rodriguez
Sophomore, University of Florida
Son of Landstar Employee Greg Wieser
Junior, St. Mary’s College of California
Daughter of Agent Dawn Flores.
Junior, Texas A&M University
Son of Landstar BCO Stephen Boyle
Incoming Freshman, University of California, Berkeley
Daughter of Landstar BCO Keith Gunter
Sophomore, Skidmore College
Son of Landstar BCO Kenny May
Junior, Morehead State University
Daughter of Landstar BCO Darrell Ragon
Sophomore, University of North Carolina Wilmington