CINCINNATI — First Student, Inc., the transportation provider for the Park Hill School District (Kansas City, MO) for more than 30 years, was named 2013 Business of the Year by the Park Hill District Hall of Fame Committee at a community dinner January 28. The award recognizes First Student's support of the community and district.
“The First Student team works hard to make sure that every one of the buses is safe and on time,” said Dr. Paul Kelly, assistant superintendent for business services. “The team has a long history of supporting our schools and a continued willingness to help wherever they can. We are pleased to present First Student with this year's Park Hill Business of the Year Award.”
First Student operates 108 buses in the area, which are equipped with crossing arms, GPS systems, on-board video cameras and Child Check-Mate. The company employs 220 drivers and staff and transports approximately 6,500 Park Hill Students every day. In addition to providing safe transportation services, First Student supports the work of Park Hill's Education Foundation.