WIT Announces Photo Contest Winners

Plover, WI (August 30, 2016) – Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced the winners of its second "I HEART Trucking" photo contest at their reception at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS). This year's theme was "Trucks are for GIRLS!" Photos had to include a truck and a female of any age. Seventy-one photos were submitted and 3,135 online votes for People's Choice were cast.

"We received awesome photos this year and many photo captions told a story," said Char Pingel, organizer of the contest and WIT Director of Member Services. "And the photo booth in our WIT booth at GATS was a blast."

Future Trucker In Training

"Future Trucker in Training" by Brandy Noss

People's Choice
Winner - "Future Trucker in Training" by Brandy Noss
1st runner up - "Trucks are for GIRLS" by Susie De Ridder (Lyons)
2nd runner up - "Country Girls can Survive" by Shelia Shaw

Strong and Beautiful

"Strong and Beautiful" by Jennifer Wozniak

Judges' Choice
Winner - "Strong and Beautiful" by Jennifer Wozniak
1st runner up - "I Love Peterbilts because Mommy makes them" by Alison Cochran
2nd runner up - "Macknificent" by Heather Jones

Winners will receive a plaque. Sponsors of the photo contest and reception were Ryder System, Averitt Express, Republic Services, Dart Transit Company, Werner Enterprises, and TruckerSam. To see contest rules and all of the photo entries, visit http://www.womenintrucking.org/i-heart-trucking-photo-contest

Contact: Char Pingel, [email protected] High resolution photos available upon request.
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: Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Daimler Trucks North America, BMO Transportation Finance, 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.