Hemphill Brothers Coach Company held their annual driver’s meeting on Thursday, January 3, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. Drivers gathered for a morning of updates, new rules and regulations and celebration of the past year’s accomplishments, including awards of excellence. Hemphill Brothers Coach Company would like to congratulate their 2012 Driver Award Winners…
The Ron “Bear” Jones Driver of the Year Award: Calvin Lee
Honorable Mention: Kurt Fetty
For showing outstanding leadership, being helpful to other drivers, being a team player, keeping a positive attitude, being a safe driver and keeping their bus spotless.
Award of Excellence: Dwayne Harper
Honorable Mention: Robb Elders, Jason Jackson, Steve “Rabbit” Easter, Lashawn Lundstrom, Kurt Fetty, Candace Lee, Steven Troy
For showing the greatest improvement in their dedication to excellence in their duties by completing and submitting all required paperwork with minimal violations.
Maintenance Achievement Award: Tim Robison
Honorable Mention: Michael Kersh
For setting the highest standard in preventative maintenance and equipment quality.
Leadership Award: Ty Saunders
For displaying the ability to lead by setting a standard that others will want to follow.
Helping Hand Award: Fred Reed
For displaying the highest willingness and greatest abilities to help other drivers with their mechanical and interior repairs while on the road.
Rookie of the Year: Glenn Dustin
For showing that even though they have only been with Hemphill Brothers for a relatively short time, they have what it takes to someday be a driver of the year
Also in 2012, Dwayne Harper celebrated 20 years with Hemphill Brothers Coach Company and was honored by the company.