NTDC Neb Champs August 2019 Press Release
PITTSBURGH – More than 400 professionals converged on Pittsburgh, Aug. 14-17, 2019, to compete for national championships in their trucking specialties. Nebraska drivers shined as Adam Stroup of FedEx Express in Omaha won the National Step Van Championships and Sgt. Ben Schropfer of the Nebraska State Patrol has been crowned Grand Champion of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s North American Inspectors Championship for 2019.
“All of our Nebraska champions who went on to compete in the national championships gave a whole new meaning to the phrase, ‘Go Big Red,’ ” said Kent Grisham, Nebraska Trucking Association President and CEO. “They all spent hours practicing and engaging with others in our industry. These are good people who take care of their families, friends and communities. That’s what it’s all about. But these two men really brought our Husker spirit home in a super-tough, competitive environment.”