The annual Hemphill Brothers Driver’s Meeting was held in early 2019 in Nashville, TN. Lots of drivers attended the all day event where updates were given and awards were handed out.
Here are a few of the highlights…
Congratulations to the award winners listed below. These awards were presented by Joey, Trent, Mark, Danny/Bruce and Dale.
The “Ron Bear Jones” Driver of the Year award went to TY SAUNDERS , (Runner up: JOHN DOGHERRA) Driver Voted.
The “Excellence in Coach Maintenance” Award went to JARED PETIT (Runner up: ANDREW MORTON) as presented by Danny Settle and Bruce Doughty.
The ”Leadership Award” went to ERIC HELD, as presented by Joey Hemphill, Trent Hemphill and Mark Larson.
The High Mileage Club / Award of Excellence went to ERIC HELD, as presented by Dale Brock and Honorable Mention went to KURTIS ELDERS
Others that also received an award for high miles were: MACK NEAL, LARRY “HEAVY DUTY” FRAZER, TOM MIKITA, TYRONE WASHINGTON,DREW GREGG, BRANDON JONES, GREG SMITH, AND DAVID STREATER.
The “Road Dog” Award for bring on the road the most number of days, went to: GREG “SPANKY” SMITH (354 DAYS!)
The “Helping Hand” Award went to JOHN DOGHERRA Driver Voted.
The “Rookie of the Year” went to ERIC DUNSON Driver Voted.
LASHAWN “LA” LUNDSTROM was also honored for 20 years of service.