NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVER APPRECIATION WEEK
2017 Essay Contest
The results are in! Check out our 2017 essay contest winners.
We are happy to announce the winners! We received some great stories from kids on how their lives have been impacted by having a parent or family member in the trucking industry. We can't wait to share these stories with you as we gear up for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.
Dalton Clahan, Clay City, IN
Trevor Saine, Fort Wayne, IN
Jack Kraemer, Kiel, WI
Bailey Jo Shoemaker, Brandenburg, KY
Elyssa Patzer, Cheyenne, WY
Jillion Jo McIntire, Birmingham, IA
Kyle Jarzemski, De Soto, WI
Cady Saine, Fort Wayne, IN
Weston See, Montgomery City, MO
Lillian Pfeifer, Mazon, IL
Nicole Gage, Medina, OH
1 winner verification in progress
See official rules for complete contest details.
All eligible entries will be evaluated and scored by the contest judges based on the following criteria:
The entry with the highest total score will be deemed the First Place Winner. Entries with the second and third highest scores will be deemed Second Place Winners. Entries with the forth through eighth highest scores will be deemed Third Place Winners. Entries with the ninth through twelfth highest scores will be Honorable Mentions. In the event of a tie, the entry with the highest score for originality followed by creativity will be deemed the winner from among all tying entries. Winners will be notified on or before August 15, 2017.
Have questions? We have answers.
No, you do not need to be an Acuity insured to have your child enter their essay. This contest is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. Policyholder status has no bearing on the judging process. The only people who cannot enter are employees of Acuity, A Mutual Insurance Company and their children.
Acuity, A Mutual Insurance Company employees and their children are not eligible to enter.
Yes, illustrations or drawings that help tell the story can accompany the written essay. We recommend submitting any images in a digital format as they cannot be returned. Please do not send photos of your child.
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