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DDA graduates hit the road

Big shout out to a few DDA graduates! We’re proud of all the hard work you put into your training, and wish you the best in your trucking careers!!

Eiko Strickland graduated 11/12 from Shreveport DDA’s evening class. She left for work with Swift on Sunday 11/16! Shannon Brit graduated on October 30th from the Little Rock campus. Alex Zamora actually graduated in 2010 and stopped by Little Rock campus last week during the job fair! He’s currently driving for Schneider National. Graduate Tracy Monk stopped by with her Con-Way truck to visit with students, instructors, and staff. Laurence Long graduated in August and began his new career with Paschall Truck Lines.

New students set to being their CDL training

We’ve got a handful of new students enrolled and ready to start their training! Shavalia Critton, Garrick Walls and Markeevias Baxter will start their training on Monday, 11/24 at the Little Rock campus! Rebecca Zimmerman and Charles Wright will start with the December 8th class. Welcome to DDA!

Little Rock students get their CDL A permits!

We’d like to give a big shoutout to a few students at the DDA Little Rock campus that received their CDL A permits this month… Congratulations to Tyrell Garrett, David Stolzer and Leonard Hester! We are all very proud of your hard work!

Veteran Appreciation Day at DDA Atlanta

We had a fabulous turnout for the special Veteran’s Appreciation Day at DDA Atlanta on Tuesday, 11/11/14! We were lucky to have C.L. Werner (the Chairman of the Board) here, along with dozens of veteran truck drivers! It was an honor to speak to as many veterans as we did. We can’t thank you enough for your service, and wish you all the best as you continue on in your trucking careers.

Honoring Our Nations Veterans

Today, November 11th, we honor and acknowledge our U.S. military veterans for their selflessness, sacrifices, commitment, and for your bravery. Their families and friends have experienced first hand the dedication and sacrifice that our military members give, and we are truly thankful for everyone who has served our country.

At DDA, we are proud to assist both active duty and military veterans obtain high quality CDL training. Over the years there have been many veterans that have graduated from DDA and would like to honor them today, along with just a few of our current military veteran students & instructors:

Earl Perkins III, James Green, Jeffrey Barnes, Thomas Sutton, Cary Goolsby, Robert Sundae III, Justin Stricklin, Lamarto Green, Samuel Davis, Antony Wiggs, Michael Smith, and DDA Instructors Doug Hester, George Beers, Stephen Granden and Joel Easley*

Antony Wiggs, Michael Smith, and DDA Instructors George Beers, Stephen Granden and Joel Easley are not pictured.

Diesel Driving Academy has several tuition options available for active service members, reservists, veterans, dependents and spouses. For more information on these program, please visit our Veterans Programs page, or give us a call at 1-800-551-8900!

New CDL student Christy Fitch

Christy Fitch starts her CDL training with us today! Welcome to the Little Rock campus!

new Little Rock trucking student Christy Fitch

Oct. 2011 graduate, Lacey Bullard

Great update from another DDA graduate…. Lacey Bullard is an Oct 2011 graduate and went to drive for Werner…. and she’s still with them today!

October 2011 graduate from DDA

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Congrats to recent Shreveport graduates!

Congrats to the following recent graduates! Roderick Phillips graduated from the 3/17/2014 evening class and is going to work for Tyson. He is in the photo completing his road test. Jacoby Hooper also graduated from the 3/17 evening class and is going to work locally for Bates Express Trucking. Jacquline Hampton graduated from the 3/17 evening class and is going to work locally for CL Wallace Construction.


Interested in getting your CDL so you can start your career in the trucking industry? Learn more about driving OTR or Locally by giving us a call at 1-800-551-8900! Or, fill out the form on this page and have us call you!

Graduates from DDA Little Rock

Congratulations to Little Rock graduates Chad Steinart, Gary Moody, and Jerry Sanders, who will be driving for TMC, as well as Daniel Reed who will be driving the Dollar General dedicated account for Werner Enterprises. Nice work to each of you!

New Students at the DDA Little Rock campus

We’ve got new students at the Little Rock campus! Tyler Crawford & Roderick Williams begin class on October 13. Maurice Robinson & Donavan Shaw will begin classes on November 10th! Welcome to the Little Rock campus, you’re now on your way to a great new career as a truck driver!

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