ABA Foundation Congratulates Class of 2018 Scholarship Recipients

ABA Foundation Congratulates Class of 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Each year, the ABA Foundation awards more than $100,000 in scholarships to ABA member employees, their dependents and future leaders of the industry. Since its inception, the ABAF has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to more than 300 students.

Meet the Class of 2018!
ABA Bus & Tour Operator Scholarship 
Gage Baker
Wolf’s Bus Lines
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania 
Robert McNealy
Concordia University Wisconsin 
Tyler O’Brien
Mayflower Tours
University of Iowa
Riden Reiter
Unique Travels & Tours
Texas A&M University
Grace Robertson
Sunrise Tours
Webster University
Audio Engineering
Jeremy Sirner
Group Voyagers (dba Globus Family of Brands)
Colorado State University
Luis Vazquez
Bloom’s Bus Lines
University of Massachusetts Amherst Business Management
ABA Member Scholarship 
Caleb Butler
Mlaker Transportation
West Virginia University 
Mechanical Engineering
Nicole Forbes
Western Carolina University 
Music Performance
Gregory Johnson
Sands Bethlehem
Franklin & Marshall College 
Economics, Finance
Seth Patterson
Answers in Genesis
Northern Kentucky University 
Information Technology
Kyle Thoreson
State of Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Stephen F. Austin State University 
Resource Communications
Grant Timm
Missouri History Museum
University of Missouri–Columbia 
Morgan Wallar
State of Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Oklahoma State University–Main Campus 
Travel and Tourism
Academic Merit Scholarship 
Jerrica Bungcayao
Kennesaw State University
Chloe Fraley
State of Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation
Oklahoma State University–Main Campus 
Diversity Scholarship
Chrystopher Terry 
Texas Southern University
Aviation & Air Transportation
Driving the Future Award
Ashley McMullen 
LaQuinta Inn & Suites Goodlettsville–Nashville 
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Peter L. Picknelly Scholarship 
Mackenzie VanderWolde
Compass Coach
Cornerstone University 
Business Management
Ron Cornell Memorial Scholarship 
Charly Wolford
Motor Coach Industries
Indiana University and Purdue University–Indianapolis
Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Yellow Ribbon Scholarship
Lori Bloch
East Stroudsburg 
University of Pennsylvania
Hospitality Industry
Click here for more information on the ABA Foundation scholarship program.

About the American Bus Association

The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.


Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
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