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John J Murphy Scholarship

Food Shippers of America
2020 John J. Murphy Scholarship Application is now available.
 

We are pleased to announce the continuation of the
John J Murphy Scholarship.


John Murphy was one of the long standing members of the Food Shippers of America organization both as a food manufacturer and as the Executive Director. John spent over 40 years in the transportation industry of which the last half was at The Borden Food Company where he retired in 1995.  After John retired he spent 14 years as the Executive Director of Food Shippers of America 

John’s impact and contributions to the organization included:
  • Ambassador for the food industry
  • Facilitated the combining of the rail/3PL and motor carrier conference in 1997
  • Grew the organization from 150 to the 800+ it is today
  • Instrumental in transforming the organization to become more interactive and collaborative by doubling the shipper/receiver participation
  • Voice and visionary of the organization
  • Friend and mentor to hundreds of food logistics professionals
 
Most importantly he understood, progressed and protected the mission and values of the Food Shippers of America to be an educational resource that could be influential in driving change in the industry.

Eligible Applicants are children or dependents (including spouses) of a Supply Chain Logistics Department employee whose Company's membership dues are current.

John J Murphy Scholarship Application Form

Thank you to all 2020 Scholarship Applicants. All winners including the John J Murphy Receiptent will be announced by January 31, 2020.
 
2019 Applicant Parent Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Dana Jutte Ed Jutte Danone North America
Runner Up Zachary Wright James Wright C&S Wholesale Grocer
3rd Place Tied Garrett Greenfield Jason Greenfield Batory Foods
3rd Place Tied Lauren Sinik Steve Sinik Cargill
5th Place Jaime Andersen Janine Andersen Conagra Brands
6th Place Colleen Jutte Ed Jutte Danone North America
 
2018 Applicant Parent Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Megan Sinik Steve Sinik Cargill
Runner Up Colleen Jutte Ed Jutte Danone North America
3rd Place Lauren Sinik Steve Sinik Cargill
4th Place Dana Jutte Ed Jutte Danone North America
5th Place Josie Andersen Janine Andersen Conagra Brands
6th Place Zachary Wright James Wright C&S Wholesale Grocers
 
2017 Applicant Parent Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Devan Gerard Dunneback Employee Nestle Purina
Runner Up Dana Jutte Ed Jutte Danone North America
3rd Place Tied Jaime Anderson Janine Anderson ConAgra
3rd Place Tied Lauren Sinik Steve Sinik Cargill
4th Place Megan Sinik Steve Sinik Cargill
5th Place Rylee Shrump Tom Shrump ARMADA
6th Place Colleen Jutte Ed Jutte Danone North America
       
2016 Applicant Parent Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Trent Philpott David Philpott Harris Teeter
Runner Up Dana Jutte Ed Jutte The Dannon Company
3rd Place Jessica Sullivan Dale Sullivan Burris Logistics
4th Place Megan Sinik Steve Sinik Cargill Meat Solutions
5th Place Daniel Venable Brett Venable Burris Logistics
6th Place Tied Jaime Anderson Janine Anderson ConAgra Foods
6th Place Tied Kaela Venbert David Venbert Ardent Mills
       
2015 Applicant Parent  Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Kathryn Hildebrand Bradley Hildebrand Cargill, Inc.
Runner Up Dana Jutte Ed Jutte The Dannon Company
3rd Place Kayla Jean Roberts Bobby Roberts Harris Teeter
4th Place Mitchell Willert Scott Willert Kraft Food Group, Inc
5th Place Brittney Schaefer Jon Schaefer Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
6th Place Lindsey Upperman M. Jane Upperman Land O'Lakes Inc.
       
2014 Applicant Parent Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Bryan Greene Steve Greene Land O'Lakes Inc.
Runner Up Jacueline Schaefer John Schaefer Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
3rd Place Mitchell Willert Scott Willert Kraft Food Group, Inc.
4th Place Lindsay Upperman M. Jane Upperman Land O'Lakes Inc.
5th Place Dana Barber Daniel Barber Land O'Lakes Inc.
6th Place Brittny Schaefer John Schaefer Johnsonville Sausage, LLC
       
2013 Applicant Parent Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Caitlyn McCarthy Cindee McCarthy General Mills
Runner Up Tyler Livingston Jerry Livingston Heinz
3rd Place Lindsey Upperman M.Jane Upperman Land O'Lakes Inc.
4th Place Nicholas Jensen Dean Jensen Heinz
       
2012 Applicant Parent Member Company 
John J Murphy Recipient Cassuandra Lasher Scott Lasher Land O'Lakes Inc.
Runner Up Levi Roberts Russell Roberts Heinz Frozen Foods
3rd Place Tyler Livingston  Jerry Livingston Heinz
       
2011 Applicant Parent Member Company
John J Murphy Recipient Luke Hackl Mark Hackl Schreiber Foods
 
 


Mark your Calendars

Future FSA  Annual Conferences!
2020
February 23rd - February 25th
JW Marriott Grande Lakes
Orlando, FL
 

2021
February 28th - March 2nd 
​J.W. Marriott Desert Springs
​Palm Desert, CA 

2022
February 20th- February 22th
JW Marriott Grande Lakes
Orlando, FL