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Drivers of the Month


OCTOBER DRIVER OF THE MONTH Richard Boyd,


Crete Carrier Corporation


NOVEMBER DRIVER OF THE MONTH Grover “JR” Camp, Grand Island Express


DECEMBER DRIVER OF THE MONTH Jeremy Mentzer,


Crete Carrier Corporation


Rich has 32 years with Crete Carrier


Corporation and 41 years of commercial driving. He has more than three and one-half million total career miles. Natalie Cole, nominated Rich and said, “Rich goes above and beyond his duties as a driver. He spends a lot of his own time mentoring and coaching our new and current truck driving championship teams. He also takes great pride in helping the newer drivers understand the day to day functions as an Over the Road driver, all while preaching safety. He is a member of the Accident Review Board and has participated in the Ride Along Program. Rich has also competed in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships – first place in doubles in 2016 – and is captain of the Crete/Shaffer team. He has also received the 15-year President’s Safe Driving Club Award and received a 32-year Driving Award.” Rich enjoys Husker football, target shooting, golf and remodeling projects.


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JR has eight years with Grand Island


Express and over 3.5 million total career miles. JR is the type of driver that is always willing to help – it doesn’t matter if it is with dispatch, a fellow driver or safety training – he is always the first to volunteer with a smile and friendly attitude. He is a very safety conscious driver that is very patient with new drivers; especially when he is working with them to improve their driving skills. He is constantly learning himself how to improve as a professional driver. He has 100 percent on-time delivery schedule with Grand Island Express. He is a recipient of the President’s Safe Driving Award and is a three-time competitor in the Nebraska Truck Driving Championships. JR enjoys spending time with his family, singing Karaoke and DJ-ing Karaoke parties.


Congratulations, JR!


Jeremy has been with Crete for 11


½ years; a lifetime career of 15 years and more than two million miles. Natalie Cole, nominator, said, “Jeremy has been a great asset on our Walmart Division. He can be counted on to get the job done safely, has an impeccable safety record and is always professional. Jeremy was a trainer for nine years and gladly shares his knowledge with other drivers. He is a past recipient of the million-mile award, Presidents Safe Driving Club and most recently, a safe driving award in May of this year. Jeremy’s hobbies include hunting, woodworking, travelling and his most favorite of all – spending time with his family.


Congratulations, Jeremy!


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