ISRI Gulf Coast chapter awards 16 scholarships

Recipients to receive monetary grant for professional, academic aspirations.


The Gulf Coast chapter (GCC) of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has selected 16 students as winners in its annual scholarship program. Each student will receive $2,000 to apply toward tuition at any accredited educational institution designed to meet the requirements for an academic, professional or occupational degree for the 2021-2022 academic year.

This year’s scholarship winners, along with their sponsoring ISRI/Gulf Coast Chapter member company  and the school they will attend, are as follows: 

  • Waylon Adams, Yaffe Iron & Metal; University of Tulsa;
  • Christopher Arme, Himes Service Co.; Southern Methodist University;
  • Christopher Chisholm, Commercial Metals Co. (CMC); Texas Tech University;
  • Jordan Chisholm, Commercial Metals Co.; University of Oklahoma;  
  • Camryn Costanza, All Scrap Metals; Louisiana State University;  
  • Kinley Funderburk, Louisiana Scrap Metal Recycling; Baton Rouge Community College;  
  • Christopher Garay, CMC; Texas A&M University;  
  • Alyssa Huff, CMC.; University of North Texas;  
  • Kyla Ibarra, Yaffe Iron & Metal; Tulsa Community College;  
  • Miranda Jaramillo, Komatsu North America; University of Texas at El Paso;  
  • Cameron Johnson, CMC; Texas Tech University;
  • Johnathan Massie, Southern Core Recycling; McNeese State University;
  • Robert McWilliams, Acme Iron & Metal; Colorado School of Mines;  
  • Hunter Price, Metal Recycling Corp.; University of Central Arkansas;  
  • Angelina Quigley, Louisiana Scrap Metal Recycling; Southeastern Louisiana University; and
  • Maddie White, Yaffe Iron & Metal; Northeastern State University.

The long-running GCC scholarship program operates under the auspices of the Recycling Research and Education Foundation’s William A. Bushman Memorial Scholarship Fund. The chapter raises funds for the scholarship program through an annual golf tournament and direct donations.