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School Bus Driver Scholarship Opportunity
NSTA is pleased to announce the creation of the Safety Competition Education Scholarship. Scholarships are available to a driver or the child of a driver who competed in the 2013 School Bus Driver International Safety Competition on July 21, 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Scholarships are awarded for educational (post-secondary education) or continuing education (training programs) purposes. Multiple scholarships may be awarded. The driver must be employed for at least one year and still employed at the time of award.
The necessary application form and rules for 2013 are enclosed though this link. Complete scholarship applications include: an application; essay; driver and applicant resumes; and at least one letter of recommendation. The deadline to submit your application is September 1, 2013.
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2013 School Bus Driver International Safety Competition
The 43rd Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition was held July 20-21, 2013 in Tulsa, OK.
Congratulations to our 2013 Winners!
||Small Bus Winners:
John Labus, Mary Slate, Russell Altizer, Janet Turner
Antonio Perez, John Welsh, Catherine Francis, Concepcion Garza, Benny McDowell, John Choffel, Duane Peterson, Lowell Weber, Brian Lyons & David Smith
Larry Hannon, Billy Wiseman, Michael Graham, Timothy Sclieker, Gerry Crane, Ed Rollins, Jannette Visser, Mollie Cornwell, Brian Newhouse & Charles Mantie.
For a complete list of the competition placement, Click Here.
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Overview of the Competition
Each year, NSTA hosts the School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. This is one of the most important events in the industry, with the best school bus drivers from the U.S. and Canada competing for top honors and recognition. The event begins with a written test, then contestants get behind the wheel of a bus to put their driving skills to the test. Compete in one of three categories (Conventional, Transit, or Small Bus). Drivers have the opportunity to demonstrate their professionalism, skill, and dedication to pupil transportation. The event culminates with an Awards Banquet and Ceremony, where the winners of the competition are announced.
History of Competition
The School Bus Driver International Safety Competition began in 1971 as the National School Bus Safety Road-e-o, and continues to take place on an annual basis. The competition provides positive media coverage for the safety and security of the school bus industry.
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