Minnesota bus drivers honored for exemplary service

Posted on June 25, 2010

ANNANDALE, Minn. — Six school bus drivers from around the state were recently recognized for exemplary service during the Minnesota School Bus Operators Association’s annual conference.

The drivers received the Transportation Specialist Award, which is based on such criteria as years of service, dedication to safety, community service achievements, communication with school staff and letters of recommendation from parents, co-workers, students and school staff.  

This year’s recipients were:

• Shannon Bussert of Faribault Transportation Co. in Faribault

• Bruce Chamberlin of M & M Bus Service Inc. in Annandale

• Amy Holland of Lake City Bus Lines in Lake City

• Jerry Lee Kopischke of Lake Crystal School Bus Service Inc. in Lake Crystal

• Margaret Salzbrun of Spanier Bus Service Inc. in St. Cloud

• Donald Strack of Strack’s Bus Service in Randall

In addition to winning the award, a $1,000 check was given in each driver’s name to a scholarship fund for deserving youth in the school districts they serve.

Related Topics: Minnesota

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories

VIDEO: Kansas District’s School Bus Safety Week PSA

Emporia (Kan.) Public Schools’ video for National School Bus Safety Week informs the public about safety procedures, including pre-trip inspections, warning lights and stop arms, and student loading and unloading.

Representatives of The Peterbilt Store accept the TRP Bus Segment Dealer of the Year Award at the PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt 2016 Parts and Service Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Photo courtesy of Rosena Usmani.

More Bus, Truck Parts Dealers Honored

Among other PACCAR Parts and Peterbilt Motors Co. awards presented in Orlando, Florida, The Peterbilt Store receives the TRP Bus Segment Dealer of the Year Award.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!