Olathe Unified School District 233 awarded the company a new five-year contract to manage and operate more than 220 school bus routes.
The new Thomas Built buses will serve thousands of students in the Providence Public School District. Bus features include an enlarged front windshield, GPS, the Child Check-Mate electronic reminder system and crossing gates.
First Student and the National Safety Council’s Safety Dog Bus Tour teaches children safety tips and shows parents safety features on the bus. Children also get to meet Safety Dog, the safety mascot for First Student.
Monteferrario, a senior director at First Student and a 25-year industry veteran, begins a two-year term at the helm of the National School Transportation Association.
San Francisco Unified School District continues its partnership with the contractor for the 2015-16 school year with the recent award of a new five-year contract.
Minnetonka Community Education recognizes First Student Tonka Bay for its support of the community and the local school district.
Charlie Bruce is named director of business operations at the school bus dealership. He has served as chief operating officer for both First Student and Durham School Services.
The contractor will continue to provide school transportation for McLean County Unit District No. 5 for the next three years.
Molalla River School District continues its partnership with the contractor for the 2015-16 school year with the recent award of a new five-year contract.
In an expanded role, school transportation veteran Bill Noftz will also continue to be responsible for the performance of First Student’s Washington state locations.
The contractor will provide transportation for the Lewisville Independent School District. Meanwhile, it is honoring its employees’ hard work with celebratory breakfasts and lunches at all its locations.
The company will replace the fleet of Council Rock School District in Newtown, Pennsylvania, with 150 of the alternative-fuel buses and will continue to provide service to two Missouri school districts.
Workers participated in the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign and collected more than 5,300 pounds of food and nearly $1,000 to benefit food shelves.