May 23, 2016Mobile, Alabama – Bishop State Community College’s Lab Assistant Receives Alabama Trucking Association’s Driver of the Year – George Jones who is a lab assistant for Bishop State Community College received the distinct honor of being named the Alabama Trucking Association’s Driver of the Year. The award was presented to him at the ATA’s Safety & Maintenance Management Council Fleet Safety Awards. In his 42 years working in the industry, Jones has logged more than 4 million miles driving commercial trucks. Jones provides specialized training for students with Evergreen Transportation, Inc. It is part of a partnership the college has with the company. Evergreen Transportation, Inc. has donated a 9600 Series Pneumatic Tanker for the training. This allows all Bishop State students access to the specialized training and the opportunity to receive a credential that is not offered by any other training programs.


Harrietta Eaton, MPA

Director of Public Relations and Marketing

Bishop State Community College

351 North Broad Street

Mobile, AL 36603



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