Jim Johnston, long-time President and CEO of OOIDA, passes away


 OOIDA posted the notice below on their website today regarding the news of Jim Johnston's passing. OOIDA has generously sponsored Trucker Buddy throughout the years, and Jim was a long-time friend of the program. We mourn today with the OOIDA family. Jim will be deeply missed.


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Outstanding Drivers & Teachers

Springman Awarded Outstanding Trucker Buddy

Trucker Buddy International has awarded Sonja Springman, a driver for Try Hours located in Maumee, OH, nominated by her teacher Géraldine Mazué and her Alain-Fournier Special Needs School class in Beaune, France.
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Gronlund Awarded Outstanding Trucker Buddy

Trucker Buddy International has awarded Steen Gronlund, a driver for Mile Hi Express located in Denver, CO, nominated by his teacher Angie Banning and her Longmont Estates class in Longmont, Colorado.
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Smith Awarded Outstanding Teacher

Trucker Buddy International has awarded Chelsea Smith, a 4th grade teacher at Golden Hills Elementary School in Oroville, CA, nominated by her trucker buddy Mario Moran, a driver for Walmart out of Buckeye, Arizona.
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“This program reaches way beyond a pen and paper,” said Fred Sweetwood, a long time Trucker Buddy and driver for over 40 years. “It paints the Rockies, the bitter cold of North Dakota and the devastation of Oklahoma City and Katrina. It brings America to the classroom through the eyes of a truck driver.”

~ Fred Sweetwood


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