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Saia Announces Recipients of 20 Student Scholarships

JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Oct. 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) is pleased to announce the names of 20 students who were recently awarded scholarships as part of the company’s annual program. Since its inception, the scholarship program has awarded nearly $600,000 to 293 students, including this year’s recipients.

The following students received a 2023 scholarship:

  • Mason Baugh of Kansas City, Missouri
  • Ryker Berry of Bridge City, Texas
  • Taylor Brockman of West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Mary Carter of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Ray Choi of Flowery Branch, Georgia
  • Kenechukwu Egbuonu of Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Chimdimma Egbuonu of Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Laila Garba of Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Emily George of Tucker, Georgia
  • Rebecca Hawkins of Kings Mountain, North Carolina
  • Lauren Jackson of Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jennifer Johnston-Muse of Marrero, Louisiana
  • Norbert Krajewski of Inverness, Florida
  • Amayah Novrit of Carteret, New Jersey
  • Denisse Peterson of Buckeye, Arizona
  • Cody Richardson of Brooklyn, Michigan
  • Jessica Rodriguez of Chicago, Illinois
  • Madison Segreti of Oak Forest, Illinois
  • Luke Syverud of Gurnee, Illinois
  • Shane Thoma of Wellsburg, West Virginia

“Every year, I am always so impressed with the accomplishments of our applicants,” said Saia President and CEO Fritz Holzgrefe. “We are pleased to be able to offer the scholarship program to our employees and their dependents. This year’s winners are truly deserving of this recognition.”

Saia’s scholarship program is a tangible display of the company’s core values and is designed to recognize employees and their dependents’ commitment to education and community as they pursue a college education.

Applications to the program are reviewed by a selection committee who evaluate each student’s academic achievement, essay quality, community service, leadership capabilities, communication skills and recommendation letters.

About Saia, Inc.

Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) offers customers a wide range of less-than-truckload, non-asset truckload, expedited and logistics services. With headquarters in Johns Creek, Ga., Saia LTL Freight operates 193 terminals across the country and employs over 13,500 people. Saia has been recognized by the American Trucking Associations Safety Management Council for its outstanding safety record and by the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program for its efforts to reduce its environmental impact. Saia was also named one of Women In Trucking’s “2022 Top Companies for Women to Work For in Transportation.” For more information on Saia Inc., visit

For more information, contact:
Jeannie S. Jump
Saia Corporate Public Relations
Phone: 770-232-4069 · E-mail

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