ETA Foundation - Scholarships
The ETA Foundation was founded in 1997 as a 501-(c)3 educational organization. The ETA Foundation is separate and independent from The Energy Traffic Association. Itís purpose is to raise money for and distribute college scholarship funds to deserving individuals who intend to make a career in our industry. The ETA Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees, which is appointed from the ETA membership by the ETA President. The ETA Foundation is funded by the proceeds from the educational conferences and the management of Foundation affairs and control of the disposition of its property and funds is vested solely in its trustees. In 2003 ETA Foundation awarded over $10,500.00 in college scholarships to deserving college students planning a career in transportation related fields.
ETA 2007 Scholarship winner Jennifer Amber Ahmed being presented
her award by ETA vice president (and proud mom) Renee Ahmed.
Two Other ETA 2007 Scholarship winners were: Richard Pinkney (above)
and Jamie P Huff (not shown.
ETA 2006 Award
ETA Foundation Fall 2003 Scholarship Checks Are Presented
The ETA Foundation awarded four scholarships of $1500 each at the 2003 Fall Conference. Pictured left to right are Renee Ahmed, ETA Vice President - David Stewart, scholarship recipient; Joy Lloyd, University of Houston Professor - Denise Holland, scholarship recipient - Andres Lopez, scholarship recipient - Javier Lacayo, scholarship recipient - Roger Rood, ETA President.
ETA Foundation Spring 2003 Scholarship Checks Are Presented
The ETA Foundation awarded three scholarships of $1500 each at its Spring Conference. Pictured left to right are Joy Lloyd, UH Professor; Roger Rood, ETA President; Brian Williamson, scholarship recipient; Michelle Burkette, scholarship recipient and Andres Lopez, scholarship recipient
ETA Foundation Fall 2002 Scholarship Checks Are Presented
From left to right are ETA President Ed Griffin, University of Houston Industrial Distribution Professor Joy Lloyd, Scholarship recipients Denise Holland, Shola Kehinde and Mario Sorto.
ETA Foundation Spring 2002 Scholarship Checks Are Presented
At the Spring 2002 meeting, held at the Pine Forest Country Club and Conference Center, The ETA Foundation awarded three $1,500 scholarships to two very deserving applicants, who plan a career in the Transportation or Logistics Industry.
Basil Najir who plans to graduate in May 2004 with a degree in Industrial Distribution from the University of Houston. Basil works for UPS as a hazardous materials auditor, is active in student government, coaches youth basketball and puts in time helping feed the homeless in downtown Houston and maintains a GPA of 3.25.
Margery (Mandy) Miller is the daughter of ETA member Robert M. Miller of Pentagon Freight Services. Mandy is a junior at Texas A&M with a GPA of 3.377. She helps tutor local school children and has performed part time work with Pentagon as well as work as waitress and lifeguard.
ETA Foundation Fall 2001 Scholarship Checks Are Presented
At the Fall 2001 conference in San Antonio, Texas, three scholarships in the amount of $1250 each were awarded to the following:
Deborah Moore is a 1971 graduate of Kashmere High School and plans to graduate from the University of Houston in May 2001.
Ashley Powell is a 1999 graduate of Alief Elsik High School and will graduate from the University of Texas in May 2002.
Kevin Catchings is a 1995 graduate of Cy-Fair High School and plans to graduate from the University of Houston in December 2002.