WIT Announces 2017 Photo Contest Winners

Plover, WI (August 26, 2017) – Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced the winners of its "I HEART Trucking" photo contest at their reception at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS). This year's theme was “WIT’s 10th Birthday.” Photo entries had to include a truck and birthday item (cake, party hat, sign saying Happy Birthday, etc.). Contestants were asked to be creative!

"We were absolutely thrilled with the photo contest submissions,” said Ellen Voie, WIT President/CEO. "So many carriers participated by posing in front of trucks with “happy birthday” signs, cakes, and packages. We love the engagement of our members."

Happy 10th Birthday

“Happy 10th Birthday Women in Trucking” - People’s Choice Winner

People's Choice
Winner - “Happy 10th Birthday Women in Trucking" submitted by Melissa Grilliot, U.S. Express
1st runner up - “Happy Birthday to WIT” submitted by Kate Patterson, Special Delivery Xpress Inc.
2nd runner up - “There’s a Candle Every Mile Happy 10th Birthday WIT" submitted by Susie De Ridder, Armour Transportation Systems

Urgent Birthday Delivery
“Urgent birthday delivery” - Judges’ Choice Winner

Judges' Choice
Winner - “Urgent birthday delivery” submitted by Josie Vonderau, Transport Services, Inc.
1st runner up - “Happy Birthday WIT from Keller Trucking” submitted by Lauren Pohlmann, Keller Trucking
2nd runner up - “Happy 10th Birthday Women in Trucking" submitted by Melissa Grilliot, U.S. Express

Winners will receive a plaque. Sponsors of the photo contest and reception were Ryder System, Averitt Express, Rand McNally, TravelCenters of America/Petro Stopping Centers, and Tri-National Inc.

To see contest rules and all of the photo entries, visit the "I HEART Trucking" Photo Contest page.High resolution photos available upon request. Contact Char Pingel, char@womenintrucking.org.  


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About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Arrow Truck Sales, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Daimler Trucks North America, BMO Transportation Finance, Expediter Services, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Ryder System, Inc., U.S. Xpress, and Walmart. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit http://www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.