SMA Foundation Announces 2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients

SMA Contact: Kimberly Leggett

AUSTIN—Southwest Movers Association (SMA) Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 scholarship recipients. This year, the Foundation awarded six scholarships totaling $25,500 to deserving students affiliated with SMA member companies. Since the scholarship program was established in 2000, the Foundation has awarded $235,500 in scholarships.

“Giving back to the moving community is one of the core missions of the SMA Foundation. Through the scholarship program, SMA Foundation can help ease the financial burden associated with higher education or vocational training. It brings us great pride to assist the families of SMA members,” said SMA Foundation Chairwoman Francey Beall. 

This year’s recipients are:

B.J. and Michael Andis Legacy Scholarship & Marx Family Moving and Storage Scholarship Recipients

Preston Sample
Firefighting’s Finest Moving & Storage
Blinn College

Mallory Douglas
Firefighting’s Finest Moving & Storage
Texas Tech University

Marx Family Moving and Storage Scholarship Recipient

Leah Smith
Half Price Movers
Independence Community College

SMA Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Mackenzie Fleming
Southwest Moving and Transport
Dallas Baptist University

Blake Self
Wayne Lombard
Lee University

Cameron Winn
Central Transportation Systems
Texas A&M University at College Station

The 2023–2024 scholarship period will open in Spring 2023. For more information on the SMA Foundation Scholarship Program, please visit SMA’s website.

The SMA Foundation is a non-profit educational, public relations, research and community service organization created to promote the moving industry in Texas. The SMA Foundation Scholarship Program offers financial education assistance to SMA member employers, their employees and their dependents. The foundation also assists in the funding and development of other programs designed to educate and inform movers and the general public about industry issues.