• Jul 03, 2011

    First Student Partners with Fox 19 and Q102 for the 6th Annual Backpack Challenge

    First Student is once again teaming up with Fox 19 and Q102 in Cincinnati for the 6th annual Time Warner Cable Backpack Challenge to collect school supplies for students in the Greater Cincinnati area. This year's goal is to receive enough supplies to fill 1,500 backpacks for students supported by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati, the Brighton Center and Inner City Youth Opportunities. Donations can be made in person at three live broadcast events in July and August as well as Remke bigg's and Time Warner Cable locations across Cincinnati.
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  • Jul 02, 2011

    First Student Drivers and Staff Honored at NSTA Annual Meeting and Convention in Baltimore

    First Student drivers and staff received high honors at the National School Transportation Association's (NSTA) Annual Awards Program held at the organization's 2011 meeting and convention in Baltimore on July 19. Todd Monteferrario, area general manager, North Haledon, N.J.; Nancy Schulz, training center manager, Olathe, Kan.; and Doug Payelle, driver, Kodiak, Alaska; were honored with three of NSTA's top awards for their contributions to the student transportation industry and the communities they serve.
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  • Jul 01, 2011

    First Student Drivers to Compete at 41st Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition

    Thirteen First Student drivers from across the U.S. and Canada qualified to compete at the National School Transportation Association's (NSTA) 41st Annual School Bus Driver International Safety Competition. This prestigious event features school bus drivers competing in a driving skills challenge and written exam to determine the top drivers in Conventional, Transit and Small Bus categories for 2011. This year's competition takes place July 16-17 in Baltimore, Md.
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  • Jun 13, 2011

    First Student Partners with Gameday Management Group to Provide Shuttle Service for the July 4th Weekend Races at the Daytona International Speedway

    First Student Charter Bus Rental, a division of First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, will provide free shuttle service for race fans attending the July 1 and 2 NASCAR races at the Daytona International Speedway. More than 150 buses and highly trained drivers from the company's Jacksonville locations will be used to transport spectators.
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  • Jun 12, 2011

    First Student Honors Top Performing Managers with Presidential Awards of Excellence

    First Student, North America's leader in student transportation, presented its inaugural Presidential Awards of Excellence to the company's top performing contract and regional managers. The company recognized the select group of managers who rated best-in-class in safety, customer service and overall performance categories.
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  • Jun 11, 2011

    First Student Charter Launches Enhanced Website

    First Student Charter Bus Rental, a division of First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, has launched its enhanced website, www.firstcharterbus.com. The improved site provides customers with easier access to information on partnering with First Student for charter service, including bus options and trip planning tools.
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  • Jun 10, 2011

    First Student Holding Job Fair in Newark, Del. on June 21

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, is holding a job fair on Tuesday, July 21 to find qualified applicants for part-time school bus driver positions at its Newark, Del. location. The company is seeking drivers to serve several districts including the Red Clay Consolidated, New Castle County Vo-Tech and Christina School Districts. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Student's Newark facility located at 750 Station-Christiana Road.
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  • Jun 09, 2011

    First Student Seeking Drivers to Join Brownstown, Mich. Team

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, is holding a job fair on Tuesday, July 21 to find qualified applicants for part-time school bus driver positions at its Brownstown, Mich. location. The company is seeking approximately 20 drivers to serve First Student's new contract with the Woodhaven-Brownstown School District. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Michigan Works Southgate Service Center located at 15100 Northline Road in Southgate.
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  • Jun 08, 2011

    More than 100 First Student Drivers in New Hampshire Recognized for Safe Driving

    The New Hampshire School Transportation Association (NHSTA) recently recognized more than 100 First Student drivers from across the state for their safe driving records and exceptional performance as professional drivers. Each driver was honored for his or her years of service without a preventable accident, ranging from five to 35 years of safe driving. The drivers were honored at NHTSA's annual School Bus State Inspections Awards.
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  • Jun 07, 2011

    First Student Hosting Job Fair to Find School Bus Drivers to Serve the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) in Hartford, Conn.

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, is holding a job fair on Saturday, June 11 to find qualified applicants for part-time school bus driver positions at its Hartford, East Hartford and Suffield, Conn. locations. The company is seeking approximately 300 drivers as well as 10 diesel technicians to serve First Student's expanded contract with the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC). The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the company's East Hartford facility located at 359 Burnham Street.
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