CCSD Celebrates Second Annual Bus Driver Appreciation Week Breakfast

CCSD Celebrates Second Annual Bus Driver Appreciation Week Breakfast

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Community Development Officer Janet Read, right, and Cherokee County School District Transportation Director Jim Georges are ready to welcome guests to CCSD’s second annual Bus Driver Appreciation Week breakfast.

The Cherokee County School District Transportation Department on Wednesday celebrated its second annual Bus Driver Appreciation Week breakfast.

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Bus driver Alex Lockhart selects his breakfast items.

The School District’s 496 bus drivers, monitors, specialists, technicians and administrators were treated to breakfast provided by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at CCSD’s bus shops in Holly Springs and Woodstock.

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The School District’s 496 bus drivers, monitors, specialists, administrators and technicians were treated to breakfast provided by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at CCSD’s bus shops in Holly Springs and Woodstock.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Community Development Officer Janet Read gave sponsor remarks, thanking bus drivers for their service. School Board Chair Kyla Cromer, Deputy Superintendent Trey Olson and Transportation Director Jim Georges also shared messages of appreciation.

Everyone in attendance received a gift bag, with gifts provided by community partners including the Chick-fil-A restaurants of Cherokee County, Menchie’s at Riverstone Plaza, Northside Hospital-Cherokee, Roly Poly in Towne Lake and Stars and Strikes Family Entertainment Center. Williamson Bros. Bar-B-Q provided door prizes.

CCSD bus drivers every day transport 29,000 students along routes totaling 20,000 miles. In addition to the District’s event, many CCSD schools and PTAs organized special activities to thank bus drivers for all that they do.

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School Board Chair Kyla Cromer shares her appreciation for the bus drivers and how they care for ‘our community’s most precious cargo.’

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Deputy Superintendent Trey Olson shares words of thanks.

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Community Development Officer Janet Read shares her memories of the drivers who transported her children to school and about the trust community members place in them.