Illinois driving school honored by state association

Lewis & Clark Community College’s truck driving program was recently honored. (LCCC photo)

An Illinois community college was recently recognized for its service to the state’s trucking industry.

Lewis and Clark Community College’s Truck Driver Training program recently received the Illinois Trucking Association’s 2015 Industry Dedication Award.

“It’s an honor for Lewis and Clark to be recognized by a prestigious organization such as the Illinois Trucking Association,” L&C President Dale Chapman said. “Lewis and Clark views its role in truck driver training as graduating extremely well-trained technical drivers who are safety-oriented. Our entire faculty and staff do a great job in this respect, and it’s wonderful to be recognized for doing so.”

Lewis and Clark Community College is located in Godfrey, Ill.

“The Illinois Trucking Association is pleased to present Lewis and Clark Community College with this special award,” said Matthew W. Hart, the association’s executive director. “We are proud to recognize Lewis and Clark for their dedication to safety and to training true professionals in the trucking industry.”