NATIONAL TRUCK DRIVER APPRECIATION WEEK
Third Annual Acuity Trucker Appreciation Essay and Video Contest
The results are in! Check out our 2019 essay contest winners.
We are happy to announce the winners! We can't wait to share these stories with you as we gear up for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week.
First Place Winner - $2,500 Check: Sara Mears, Appleton, WI
Second Place Winner - $1,500 Check: Gibeon Robbins, Coalville, UT
Third Place Winner - $1,000 Check: Ashlyn Smith, Marion, UT
Honorable Mention Winner - $150 Visa Gift Card: Gabrielle Robbins, Coalville, UT
Honorable Mention Winner - $150 Visa Gift Card: Jimmy Fields, Orland Park, IL
Honorable Mention Winner - $150 Visa Gift Card: Karmyn Jarzemski, De Soto, WI
Acuity is sponsoring an essay and video contest for children to celebrate truck drivers and the work they do. Contestants choose one of the following topics to discuss and create a video:
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 highest scores will be deemed Second Place Winner. Entries with the third highest score will be deemed Third Place Winner. Entries with the fourth, fifth and sixth 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, 2019.
Acuity, A Mutual Insurance Company will use reasonable best efforts to notify the winners. In the event a winner cannot be located within five days of the judging period, the winner shall forfeit the prize and we may elect another winner. A parent or guardian must submit a completed W-9 prior to winner claiming a prize; instructions can be found here.
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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