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The SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) programs and services wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of its partners. With the continued support of its sponsors, SYF has awarded over $1,000,000 in cash scholarships and travel experiences that have directly impacted over 3,500 student travelers in need.

The SYF Board of Trustees thanks the following individuals and corporate partners for supporting the SYTA Youth Foundation's mission!



  • Donor
  • Dan Porta • Get Travel/Roller Coaster Races • First Class Tours • Steve Kay Productions • William Rice 


  • Endowment "Acorn" Fund
  • Ethan Screnock • St. Louis Ballpark Village • Monique Martin • ITMI • EXP TripsAndrew MoranAll Board AmericanJake PfeifferDana RomanelloTeam Los Angeles - Tony HooverMellonee OwenbyGreg DotsonGerber ToursJordan LieblingAmy CharlesAndy DavidsonJoan HeikensWillie DavisNorma WhiteCharlestonBryan SchillerTracy ScherkJennifer KovalWes StonerDavid NormanSandra BarnhartJo-Ann Moltz • Jack Bissell, In Memory of Bob Ricker • American Classic Tours & Music Festivals, Inc., In Memory of Thomas Locke
  • 2017 & 2018* Wingmen 
  • Alan Lu, Lassen Tours • Alastair Macmillan-Bell, AON Travel Practice • Alex Urdaneta, Viajes A Plus, Inc. • Amie Shuler, Group Travel Network  Andrew Fydryszewski, White Eagle Marketing* • Andrew Moran, Music Travel Consultants* • Andy Davidson, Masterpiece Tours* •  Anika Screnock • Barb Mock, Travel with Barb, Inc. • Barbara McCormack, Newseum* • Benjamin Maddy, Madison Square Garden Entertainment* • Beverly Coscia, Peak Performance Tours • Bill Caldwell & Lisa Curtin, Caldwell & Company • Bob & Karen Markle* • Brad Rosenbaum, Hemisphere Educational Travel* • Brian Carr, Tour Services, Inc.* • Bruce Rickert, Peak Performance Tours • Bryan Stevenson, CCIS, Inc.* • Cameron Parker, Kaleidoscope Adventures* • Carol Torricelli • Carylann Assante, Student & Youth Travel Association* • Chuck Kleinschmidt, Educational Experiences* • Cindy Brown, Boston Duck Tours • Colleen Laird, Universal Orlando Resort • Corinne Grubar, Good News Tour & Travel, Inc. • Craig Wescott, The Track Family Fun Parks • Cyd Antang-Plotkin, California Science Academy* • Dan Kellerd, WorldStrides - Explorica • Debi Barr, Dance the Magic! • Deborah Baker, Kaleidoscope Adventures • DeeAnee Linton, Huddletrip, LLC • Denise George, Receptively Yours* • Donna Adam, Educational Tours, Inc. (Holt, MI)* • Emily Milligan, Fly My Group* • Eric Liedholm, School Tours of America • Eric Marshall, Universal Orlando Resort • Ethan Screnock, Global Travel Alliance • Fabio Monteiro, Blue Man Group • Greg Shipley, Academic Travel Services, Inc. • Greg Takehara, Trip Mate, Inc. • Hollie Stevenson, CCIS, Inc.* • JT Maxwell, Grand Classroom* • Jennifer Oshiro, Blue Man Group • Jennifer Rosenbaum, Hemisphere Educational Travel* • Joan Heikens, Jamestown - Yorktown Foundation • Jo-Ann Moltz, Universal Orlando Resort* • Joe Tropia, Blue Man Group • John Marshall, NFL Experience Times Square • Joh Kevin Gossett, Viajes A Plus, Inc. • Jonathan Elkoubi, Applebee's NYC • Jorge Cremades, EF Explore America* • Joseph Hodge, Kaleidoscope Adventures • Justin Shuler, Group Travel Network* • Kara Mihalevich, Adventure Student Travel* • Karen Pitcherello, Mears Transportation Group* • Karla Tomaszewski, Kaleidoscope Adventures, Inc.* • Kasie Smith, Serendipity Media* • Katie Dunn, Educational Travel Services • Kelly Deremiah, staySky Hotels & Resorts - Orlando* • Kevin Herlihy, Travel Insured International* • Kirk Troen, Super Holiday Tours* • Krissy Beal, Blue Man Group • Kristen Doss, Blue Man Group  Leah Chandler, Branson CVB • Lisa Scalzo, Go Student Tours • Liz Kleinschmidt, Music USA Festivals, Inc.* • Lori Scott, International Spy Museum* • Mandi Jacobs, Blue Man Group • Marc Reiter, Unique Travel & Tours, Inc. • Matt Luckett, Earl Enterprises - Buca di Beppo & Planet Hollywood • Melissa Ardales, Group Travel Network • Mellonee Owneby, Burke Educational Tours • Michael Grueninger, Grueninger Music Tours • Michael Hernandez, Red Line Tours LLC • Mike & Sherri Mazzarisi, Performing Arts Consultants • Mike Kowatch & Pat Dyson, Educational Tours, Inc. (Holt, MI) • Mike Morrissey, Schools Out Tours • Nancy Reiter, Unique Travel & Tours, Inc. • Neal Sutton, Unique Travels & Tours, Inc.* • Nick Falzon, Disney Theatrical Group* • Paul Serra, Performing Arts Consultants • Peter Long, MCH Strategic Data • Peter Pantuso, American Bus Association • Reagan Stulbaum, NYC & Company* • Renee Wilson, The Ride • Robert Miller, TravelAdvocates* • Robert Saucedo, Carreras Tours, LLC • Robin Parker, Kaleidoscope Adventures* • Ryan Morris, Music Travel Consultants • Sandi Kerth, Tour-rific of Texas* • Sara Hamlin, Greater Birmingham CVB* • Sarah Lowe, Empire State Building Observatory • Scott Tanner, Cedar Fair Entertainment • Sheelagh Wylie, Merlin Entertainments • Stacey Shuster, Ripley's Believe It or Not! • Stan Browman, Westcoast Connection* • Steve Maehl, Global Travel Alliance* • Teresa Crews, Universal Orlando Resort • Terry Frederick, Tour Services, Inc. • Tim Branson, Academic Travel Services, Inc. • Tim May, Premier Tour & Travel • Tony Hoover, Red Line Group Travel* • Wayne Chandler, Grand Ole Opry Entertainment Group • Wendy Ziesel, Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises 
    Last updated 1.30.2018


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