Truckload Carrier’s Association has announced the finalists for the 2013 Top Rookie Award. Roadmaster is very proud to announce that 2 of the finalists are Roadmaster graduates! Congratulations to Immanuel Odongkara and Timothy Pye!
The program, which received 46 nominations this year, is designed to increase pride and professionalism among new drivers, and to promote truck driving as a career choice during a severe driver shortage.
More than $25,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to the finalists at a ceremony on Friday, August 23 during the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. Trucking’s Top Rookie will be chosen from 10 finalists. Eric Harley of the Red Eye Radio Network will interview the winner, who will receive a variety of prizes including: a $10,000 check; a custom plaque from Award Company of America, a division of Randall-Reilly; a RoadPro Getting Started Living On-The- Go Package; $1,000 cash and 100,000 MyRewards points from Pilot Flying J; a year’s supply of 5-Hour Energy drinks; a GPS unit and CB radio from Cobra Electronics; an American Trucking Associations “Good Stuff Trucks Bring It” package, and a Rand McNally Motor Carrier Road Atlas. The other nine finalists will each receive $1,000 in cash and a variety of other prizes.
Roadmaster was heavily represented in the 2012 Rookie of the Year contest with 7 nominees, 3 finalists, and the WINNER of the 2012 Rookie of the Year, Gordon Redvay.
Good luck guys!