Seligman man earns top award

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
David Bishop, of Seligman, was named Grand Champion at the Arkansas Technician Championship Competition held at John Q. Hammons Convention Center in Rogers, Ark., on June 24. Bishop is a professional truck technician for Walmart Transportation, LLC. He was among 36 technicians who took part in two parts of the competition, a written examination and 11 hands-on stations. In addition to earning the most cumulative points and securing the title of Grand Champion, Bishop placed first in the steering and suspension competition and second in electrical engines, associated and safety and environment. He has worked for Walmart for 19 years. Last year, he served as a team captain at the national SuperTech competition. In the photo above, Bishop receives the 2011 Arkansas Technician Grand Champion Award from Gary Hunt, of ABF Freight System, Inc.

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