First Student Driver David Vargas Honored for Providing Outstanding Service to Students in Trumbull, Conn.
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First Student Driver David Vargas Honored for Providing Outstanding Service to Students in Trumbull, Conn.

May 2, 2010

Driver receiving “Above and Beyond” Award from TrumbullParents of Students with Learning Disabilities.

CINCINNATITrumbull (Conn.) Parents of Students with Learning Disabilities (TPSLD) have named First Student school bus driver David Vargas a winner of the organization’s 2010 “Above and Beyond” Award. Vargas, a special needs bus driver for Frenchtown Elementary School, is recognized for his exceptional performance in providing transportation to students in the community with learning disabilities.

“David is an outstanding driver who adores his job,” said Marge Tymula, contract manager, First Student. “He is dedicated to the students he transports, and we are so pleased that he is being recognized for his service to the community.”

The TPSLD annually honors individuals within the community, such as teachers, coaches, volunteers and parents, who improve the lives of students with learning disabilities. Recipients are recognized for their efforts to help these students lead full lives. This year marks the fourth annual presentation of the “Above and Beyond” Award.

Vargas will receive his award on June 2 at the Board of Education meeting in Trumbull.

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First Student, Inc., a part of Cincinnati-based FirstGroup America, is the leader in safe, reliable, sustainable transportation and is the largest provider of student transportation services in North America. FirstGroup America was recently awarded the National Safety Council’s 2009 Green Cross for Safety Medal in recognition of its commitment to safety and outstanding safety record. First Student safely transports more than 4 million students with a fleet of 60,000 yellow school buses in North America. For more information, please visit www.firststudentinc.com or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/FirstGrpAmerica.

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