The Joe Diggs Extra Mile Award

For over 40 years, we have celebrated Sewell associates who go the “Extra Mile.” These associates continually demonstrate the genuine care, work ethic, integrity, and dedication that serve as the cultural cornerstones of each one of our dealerships. John Sewell helped establish the philosophy surrounding this award, and it is always exciting to honor his vision.

In September of 2015, Sewell lost a longtime friend and associate – Joe Diggs. His 37 year career with Sewell was an inspiration to all of us. In many ways, his name was always synonymous with going the “Extra Mile.” Because of what Joe meant to Sewell, the Extra Mile Award is named in his honor. Those associates who go above and beyond to make Sewell special will be honored with the Joe Diggs Extra Mile Award. We are proud to name this award after a truly great man.


Please nominate associates who, in the course of the previous year, best demonstrated the qualities envisioned by John Sewell and Joe Diggs, and who have in essence, gone the "Extra Mile" for Sewell.

Please use the following criteria when considering your nominations:

  • Associates in all departments are eligible.
  • Associates employed for a minimum of 2 years are eligible.
  • Previous Extra Milers are eligible to receive the award again.
  • You may nominate as many associates as you like.

The qualities you should look for:

  • Who best represents the Sewell philosophies?
  • Who gives more than is asked without being asked?
  • Who is genuinely concerned about others, both customers and associates?
  • Who displays a positive attitude and personality that carries through their job performance and relationships with others?

The importance of this award is further amplified by the candidates you select. This is not to be taken as a means of recognizing popularity, but as an indication of your choice of associates who have gone the Extra Mile. There is no limit to the number of nominations an associate can submit.

To nominate fellow associates please select one of the options below. If you prefer to complete a nomination electronically please select "NOMINATE". If you prefer to complete a paper form, please select "DOWNLOAD", print the attached file and place completed forms.

Nominations have ended for 2017.



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