Trucker Buddies and Teachers Honored at MATS 2017

March 24, 2017 last years Outstanding Teachers and Trucker Buddies were honored at the 2017 Mid America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY.  

Trucker Buddy held a press conference to honor the outstanding drivers and teacher who dedicate themselves to encourage students to excel in school as they learn about the importance of the trucking industry.  We were honored that one Trucker Buddy, Gary Killian was able to come in person and recieve his award and getting the opportunity to express how the program enriches his life as well as the lives of his students.


We also had an opportuntiy to hear from a husband and wife team about their trip to France visiting their class over there. 


Trucker Buddy International honored several other drivers as part of the 2016 Outstanding Trucker Buddies class at MATS:

Angel Lecomte, a driver for CCC Transportation, teacher – Amber Matts at Healthy Learning Academy in Newberry, Florida

Michael Schuller, a driver for Alaska West, teacher – Verlene Wilson Cornerstone at Christian Academy in Post Falls, Indiana

John Haley, a driver for Oakley Transport, teacher – Maria Therres at St. John The Baptist School in Vermilion, Minnesota

Trucker Buddy International honored the following drivers as part of the 2016 Outstanding Teachers class at MATS:

Lee Lorhr at New Century School in Verona, Wisconsin, driver – Jim Stinemates of Walmart

Cindy Weise, Renee Stinksen and Tracy Keppy Walcott Elementary in Walcott, Idaho, driver – Matt Slovack Don Hummer Trucking

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Outstanding Drivers & Teachers

Haley Awarded Outstanding Trucker Buddy

Trucker Buddy International has awarded John Haley, a driver for Oakley Transportation, an Outstanding Trucker Buddy. Haley was nominated by his teacher Linda Johnson and her Sunset School class in Oakmont, California.
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Hamill Awarded Outstanding Teacher

Trucker Buddy International has awarded Marge Hamill, a teacher for English as a Second Language at Collage Le Castillon in Le Pieux, France, nominated by her trucker buddies Scott and Fran Undercoffler, Operators of Undercoffler Trucking.
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Bill was the best Trucker Buddy in the world! He was always in touch with us. He visited us and we went to see his truck. We went inside. I even got to do the AIR HORN! He was fun to be with the whole year.


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