Trucker Buddy honored some of it's Outstanding Trucker Buddies and Teachers at the press conference on Friday April 1, 2016 at the Mid America Truck Show. Those honored were nominated by their teachers, classes and drivers.
Lori Radtke a teacher at Foothills Christian School in Mount Vernon, Washington and her class has nominated Dean Coffman a driver for Holland Enterprises as an Outstanding Trucker Buddy. Ms. Radtke tells us about Dean and how he has responded to her class.
Hale Swords, a driver for EPES Transport Systems has nominated his teacher Tammy Egnew of Salem Elementary in Russell Springs, Kentucky for the Trucker Buddy Outstanding Teacher Award. This award is given to teachers each year for outstand service as nominated by their driver. They have been matched for two years and have both worked to encourage the students to excel in their studies as well as teaching them about the trucking industry.
Jeffery Walker, the Faculty Leader/1st Grade Teacher of Verner Elementary School and his class has nominated Rusty and Shari Ann Fry Landstar Owner Operators, to become Outstanding Trucker Buddies. Mr. Walker talks about his Trucker Buddy friends.
Craig Dickason a long-time Trucker Buddy and past driver for Primex Plastics has been honored as an Outstanding Trucker Buddy by his teacher and class. Laura Skylar is a teacher at Katz Elementary School in Las Vegas, NV.