Hemphill Brothers Coach Company held their annual driver’s meeting on Thursday, January 7, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. Drivers gathered for a full day 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 2015 Driver Award Winners…
The Ron “Bear” Jones Driver of the Year Award: Terry Ford
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: Steve “Rabbit” Easter
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: Kevin Robbins
For setting the highest standard in preventative maintenance and equipment quality.
Leadership Award: Tim Brannon
For displaying the ability to lead by setting a standard that others will want to follow.
Helping Hand Award: Kevin Premer
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: Larry Chandler
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 2015, Dave Burnette and Tony Hammonds celebrated 20 years with Hemphill Brothers Coach Company, while Terry Ford and Danny Shelnut celebrated 25 years. They were honored by the company.