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The American Public Transportation Foundation honored 15 students sponsored by public transportation agencies, research groups, universities, and engineering firms as winners of the 2006 APTF scholarship and essay competitions Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 11, during APTA's 2006 Annual Meeting in San Jose, Calif. Each winner received a one-year college scholarship toward a public transportation-related degree.

2006 American Public Transportation Foundation Hall of Fame Scholarships

 

Georgann Fisher

Lakewood, Colorado
University of Colorado at Denver
Sponsor: C. W. Marsella, GM & ED, Regional Transportation District
$5000

 

Luis Garcia

Bellflower, California
Intermodal Transportation Institute, University of Denver
Sponsor: Shelly Verrinder, ED, Access Services, Inc.
$5000

 

Juan Morrison

Houston, Texas
Texas Southern University
Sponsor: Shirley A. DeLibero, Delibero Transportation Strategies, LLC
$5000

 

James Toscano

Norfolk, Virginia
University of London
Sponsor: Michael S. Townes, President & CEO, Transportation District Commission of Hampton Roads
$5000

 

Carole Turley

Provo, Utah
Brigham Young University
Sponsor: John M. Inglish, GM & CEO, Utah Transit Authority
$5000

 

2006 American Public Transportation Foundation Scholarship Award Winners

 

Matthew Cosgro

Nashua, New Hampshire
Western New England College

Louis T. Klauder Scholarship
Sponsor: Herbert Pence, HAP International, LLC
$5000

 

Matthew Kunic

Wilmington, North Carolina
The University of North Carolina

Jack R. Gilstrap Scholarship
Sponsor: Albert Eby, GM, Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority
$5000

 

Christopher Puchalsky


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania

Parson Brinckerhoff – Jim Lammie Scholarship
Sponsor: Kenneth A. Korach, President, Transportation Resource Associates, Inc.
$5000

Donald C. Hyde Memorial Essay
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$500

 

Jamaal Schoby

Houston, Texas
Texas Southern University

Dr. George M. Smerk Scholarship
Sponsor: Frank J. Wilson, President & CEO, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
$5000

 

Jacqueline Sheader

Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
Saint Francis University

Dan Reichard, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Hugh A. Mose, GM, Centre Area Transportation Authority
$5000

 

2006 Foundation Scholarship Renewals

Lindsey Alden
Arlington, Virginia
$2500

Yurintzy Estrada
New York, New York
$3000

Svetlana Grechka
Lakewood, Colorado
$3000

Dustin Ulmer
Fargo, North Dakota
$3000

Franklin Wong
Albany, California
$2500


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