The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced that applications for consideration of the 2013 awards program are due Sept. 16.
The annual NAPT awards will be presented during in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Oct. 20 to honor individuals and operators responsible for the safe transport of school children. NAPT and its sponsors seek nominations for the following:
- Driver Trainer Award sponsored by IC Bus — Established to recognize school districts with exemplary driver training programs. Deadline: Sept. 16
- Special Needs Transportation Award sponsored by Sure-Lok — Created to recognize superior special needs transportation service. Deadline: Sept. 16
- Heroism Award sponsored by Blue Bird — Established to recognize heroism or acts of courage relating to school transportation. Deadline: Sept. 16
- Continuing Education Award sponsored by Thomas Built Buses — Founded to encourage professional growth in the student transportation industry. Deadline: Sept. 16
Applications and additional information is available at www.napt.org.