Trucker Buddy eMagazine

Summer 2016

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Spring 2016 17 Outstanding Teachers Tammy Egnew Hale Swords, a driver for EPES Transport Systems has nominated his teacher Tammy Egnew of Salem Elementary in Russell Springs, Ken- tucky 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. Hale's comments are below. "Mrs. Egnew should be named an outstanding teacher for Trucker Buddy because of the great teacher she is. Her passion for teach- ing has spanned over 25 years and she will be end- ing her teaching career this school year. To watch her as she interacts with the students is amazing and she loves each one as though they were her own. I have been able to work with Miss Tammy for 2 years and I have enjoyed every minute of it. I wish we had more teachers like her who make learning fun. Her idea of getting two of the students to ask me a question when I send pictures not only helps them to learn new things but also to struc- ture a sentence and sure the words are spelled correctly using proper punctuation. I am very blessed to be able to work with Miss Tammy and her students for the past 2 years and they will have a large place to fill when she retires. Walcott Teachers Matt Slovack a driver for Hummer Truck- ing has nominated his three teachers to be Out- standing Teachers. Matt is an Trucker Buddy Ambassador and leads our Scouting Merit Badge sessions at trade shows across the country. "I would like to nominate my great teachers from Walcott Iowa School. Cindy Weise, Renee Stink- sen, & Tracy Keppy for Trucker Buddy Outstanding Teachers. Since day one I was very impressed with my teacher's involvement with Trucker Buddy. Cindy, Renee, & Tracy are great teachers to be paired up with

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