HDA Truck Pride announces 2024 Top Tech semifinalists

HDA Truck Pride announces 2024 Top Tech semifinalists

HDA says these six technicians represent the best of its network, showcasing skill, dedication and expertise.

HDA Truck Pride says the six technicians who made it into the 2024 Top Tech Competition semifinals demonstrated exceptional skill and expertise, emerging as the top performers among 81 competitors who completed the first-round exam administered through HDA Truck Pride University. Now, all are set to advance to the second round of the competition, where they will compete in the Maryland SuperTech Competition at the end of June.

Competing technicians:

  • Eric Curler – RT&T Repair (17 years of experience);
  • Scott Shumake – Gray Diesel & Equipment Services (24 years of experience);
  • Luke Noyes – Blaine Brothers (5 years of experience);
  • Chad Narloch – Valley Truck Parts & Service (13 years of experience);
  • Adam Patterson – Vander Haag’s Inc. (12 years of experience); and
  • Orville Labuda – Vander Haag’s Inc. (27 years of experience).

HDA says these six technicians represent the best of its network, showcasing skill, dedication and expertise. As they gear up for the Maryland SuperTech Competition, HDA says it is confident in their abilities. The top two performers among them will have the chance to compete on the national stage at TMC SuperTech in September.

“We believe in providing our technicians with opportunities for growth and development. The competition allows them to test their skills and enables them to learn from peers and identify areas for improvement,” said Martin Redilla, education manager at HDA Truck Pride. “We are immensely proud of these technicians and their dedication to excellence, and we eagerly await their performance in Maryland.”

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