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DESE Recognizes Normandy Transportation with Exemplary Maintenance Award

WELLSTON, MO -- The Normandy Transportation department recently received accolades from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for its dedication to maintaining our district's buses with the Exemplary School Bus Maintenance Award.

     “School bus drivers are often the first face a student sees and the last one before returning home,” said Dr. Phil Pusateri, Normandy CFO & Assistant Superintendent of Operations. “We count on them to safely transport our most valuable assets to and from our schools. We appreciate the work bus drivers do and congratulate them on this fantastic honor.” 

    DESE awards this honor to districts who have 90 percent or more of their school buses pass the Missouri State Highway Patrol spring school bus inspection on the first attempt. The award also recognizes programs whose buses have met these criteria in five year increments.

     Congratulations to Normandy Transportation Coordinator Benita Weaver and the entire Normandy Transportation department on this honor.

     Normandy is currently looking for dedicated and dependable individuals to join its award-winning Transportation department. The district has increased starting pay for candidates, and provides free training and health benefits to drivers. To apply, visit the Job Opportunities page at www.normandysc.org.